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Sunday, 27 March 2011

Unrest in England

Unrest in England begins with violence in central London

More unrest will surly follow as the British government taxes
England to death, scoring fuel prices at £1.43 per litre, low pay and the poop
becoming poorer, unemployment rising, along with crimes as England now becomes
fed up with the British government cuts and taxes, overpriced fuel.  

Violence which followed a day of anti-spending cuts protests
in London has been condemned by union leaders.

Hours after a peaceful march to Hyde Park, there were
clashes between police and protesters in Trafalgar Square.

The TUC said the activities of a few hundred people should
not detract from the main message of the official protest, which it said was
attended by "between 300,000 and 500,000 people".

Police said a total of 201 arrests had been made during the

The arrests were largely for a variety of public order
offences, they said. In addition, 66 people were reported to have been injured,
including at least 31 police officers, 11 of whom required hospital treatment.
The injuries were described as relatively minor.

Police would be studying photographs and CCTV footage and
may make more arrests, said the London Times reporter RJ.

Commander Bob Broadhurst, who was in charge of the
Metropolitan Police operation, said his officers had to deal with
"mindless yobs" in and around Trafalgar Square in central London.

"We've had a number of, I hesitate to call them protesters,
a bunch of people that ended up in Trafalgar Square," he said.

"All was peaceful for quite a long while but then for
some reason one of them made an attack on the Olympic countdown clock, we moved
in to make an arrest, the next minute they're attacking us and they're trying
to attack and damage the Olympic clock in Trafalgar Square."

Commander Broadhurst said a group of about 100-150 people
had run off, ripping open litter bins and throwing bottles and bricks at

He added: "This is just mindless vandalism, hooliganism;
it's nothing to do with protest." (That’s the same words once used for the
now rebels in Libya? Once they protesters)

The trouble began after demonstrators broke away from the
main march and headed towards the shopping district in London's West End.

A group of about 500 people gathered in Oxford Street,
before targeting fashion chain Top shop’s flagship store and the banks
Santander, HSBC and RBS.

The London Times reporter RJ was in Trafalgar Square as the
clean-up operation got under way, Anti-cuts group UK Uncut occupied luxury
grocery store Fortnum and Mason in Piccadilly in protest over alleged tax
avoidance by the business's owners.

Later in the evening, the protests moved to Trafalgar Square
where police moved the demonstrators while they tried to restore order.

One of the people caught up in the trouble in Trafalgar
Square, named Sophie, gave an account of events.

She said: "All of a sudden about 10-20 Met police came
storming down the steps of the National Gallery, ran straight to the Olympic

"I have never seen such a fast escalation of violence
in my life. Everything just kicked off; glass everywhere, police hitting
people, people being dragged across the floor. I just can't believe it, it’s no
wonder it all kicked of the way the police came in like a mod looking for
trouble and they got it by starting it."

After a few hours of containment by police, during which
people in the square were allowed to leave only in small groups via its
north-eastern corner, there were just a few protesters remaining. RJ reported
that the square was completely calm after 0200 O’clock in the morning.

Labour leader Ed Miliband, who spoke at the earlier rally,
said there was "no excuse" for the violent scenes.

"I unequivocally condemn those who have committed acts
of violence," he said.

Policing Minister Nick Herbert said "a small minority
of individuals were intent on disorder".

Are these the begins of more to come in the unrest that has
now as reached England, will protesters become revolutionaries, will we see British
armed forces on English streets? As times become harder so will the people?

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