G20: Ian Tomlinson died of an abdominal haemorrhage

Dodgy pathologists, police cover-ups, letting the police investigate themselves, the officer who hit him being off sick (still not named publicly either)... is something good going to come out of all this? Oh, the Met says soz, btw. Wow, that first pathologist, Dr Freddy Patel is obsessed with coronary heart disease as the cause of [...]

G20 protests: Climate Change Camp

UPDATE from The Guardian 05/04/09: The man who died during last week's G20 protests was "assaulted" by riot police shortly before he suffered a heart attack, according to witness statements received by the Independent Police Complaints Commission ... Mr Tomlinson, a married man who lived alone in a bail hostel, was not taking part in [...]

Almost 300 arrested at march on Republican convention

On the opening day, about 10,000 people demonstrated, calling for an end to the US-led Iraq war. One group splintered off and became confrontational and sometimes violent. Some protestors smashed the windows of retail and bank buildings while others challenged police by blocking roads and damaged five police cars, local newspapers reported, quoting officials. Dozens [...]