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News Shorts & Other Busyness

Police Cameras

Squall 9, Jan/Feb 1995, pg. 8.

There has been an increase in the use of cameras by police on recent protests, including the invasion of Michael Howard’s garden back in November last year. Working with the old ‘core of trouble-makers’ mentality, the authorities make an effort to find out who is behind all this public unrest, not realising of course that, ‘though organised, it is leaderless and extensive.

Never-the-less, no-one knows what happens to all this footage and how much of it is used to target individuals seen on more than one or two demonstrations.