Police under scrutiny on ‘cover-up’

As a predicted ‘‘summer of rage’’ nears, the tactics used by police in dealing with demonstrators are under the spotlight.

11th April, 2009

As a predicted ‘‘summer of rage’’ nears, the tactics used by police in dealing with demonstrators are under the spotlight.

The Metropolitan Police in London are facing allegations of colluding to cover up details of how Ian Tomlinson, a 47-yearold Londoner, died during the G20 protests in the city. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has launched an investigation after video footage apparently showed a police officer pushing Tomlinson during the...

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