A permanent solidarity camp has provided support for over a year and the tension and government pressure is ratcheting up in an attempt to break the local community.
The Irish Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell has attempted to insinuate that the protestors contain IRA/SinnFein elements.
This footage shown on RTE news on Nov 10th 2006 at midday is obviously hostile to the protestors but still cannot conceal the brutality of the police assault. It is encoded as Xvid in an avi container with the audio as mp3
Along with assualting a teacher, smashing private property (the teachers van), how can they be allowed to get away with it.
the MET may be bad but the batton weilding irish police seem to have taken things to a whole new level. Amazing what shells cash can do.
The Irish media have been shockingly timorous in coverage.
I get the feeling worse things are in store.