Friday, 30 July 2010

Ian Tomlinson protests spread

MORE protests against the Ian Tomlinson scandal have been called in the last few days.

In Newcastle, there will be a demonstration at the central police station on Friday July 30.

Said a spokesman: "Let's show solidarity here in Newcastle to all those who suffer police violence. Meet 1pm at Monument, from there we'll go round the corner to the station to picket it and hand out leaflets etc."

In Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, there is to be a protest outside the Crown office and Procurator Fiscal in Chambers Street at 12 noon on Friday.

In Bristol there will be a demo outside the Crown Prosecution Service at Froomsgate House in Rupert Street on Friday at noon.

Meanwhile, campaigners in Norwich have already held a vigil outside the Bethel Street police station.

In San Francisco, USA, there is to be a protest outside the British Consulate in Sansome St on Friday, 12 noon to 3pm.

The London protest is at 12 noon Friday 30th July, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Rose Court, 2 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 9HS.