Activists Cleared and Vindicated As ‘Police’ Admit Deceiving Them Into Mass Arrest
(ALEXANDER HIGGINS) Courts drop charges in mass arrests of activists after revelations came to light that the senior officer at the heart of policing the demonstration deceived protesters into a mass arrest for engaging in a non-violent and sensible protest. British courts have dropped charges against 109 protestors who participated in a non-violent and sensible protest. The Guardian reports that the police deceived the activists into participating in the demonstration so that they would be arrested. The operation led to the arrest of 150 people including minor participants as young as the age of 15.