Ten Years Since the Death of Ian Tomlinson, the Police Have Done Nothing to Regain Public Trust by Sam Walton

1 April 2019 — Novara Media

On 1 April 2009, in the midst of a huge protest against the G20 summit in London, newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson was violently assaulted by Metropolitan police officer Simon Harwood. This was an unprovoked attack, causing severe internal bleeding that led to Tomlinson’s death.

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Police fine man £90 after he covers his head to avoid facial recognition technology

2 February 2019 — The Canary

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The police have fined a man £90 after he covered his head with his jumper to avoid a police trial of facial recognition technology (FRT). Other people were stopped by police during the trial for trying to hide their faces to avoid the cameras.
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