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Britain's Racist Police

Le Retif | 15.08.2008 16:34 | Stop the BNP's Red White and Blue festival | Anti-racism | Free Spaces | Repression

While the BNP's notorious Red, White & Blue bash is this weekend set to benefit from the protection of hundreds of thousands of pounds' worth of policing, a simultaneous event promoting racial unity in Derby has been cancelled - due to direct pressure from the Police.

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The free 'Love Music Hate Racism' event was scheduled to take place on the evening of Saturday 16th August at a community centre near the West End of Derby city, and was to feature a diverse showcase of artists such as Tinie Tempah, Wretch 32, Malik and Young Kof. However, organisers announced yesterday that the venue decided to cancel the event after being contacted by the police.

The police have not been asked to comment on whether this strategy is due to institutional racism or an attempt to conserve policing resources following recent large expenditure on persecuting the environmental left movement.

Either way, with forces from around the country being deploid to ultimately allow the far right to continue plotting to exploit the unfolding domestic economic, climate and energy crises, those seeking racially unified approaches appear in this case to be actively discouraged by a state police force again involved in unfavourable political policing.

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16.08.2008 09:14

Pic is from Handsworth riots 1985.

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police were racist at camp too

16.08.2008 10:36

non-white climate campers were asked about there immigration status


camp immigration police

17.08.2008 21:00

questioning over suspected immigration offenses was very common at the climate camp

it's a similar tactic to being questioned over stealing your own credit cards it's a way to intimidate you to give your details to the police and it's not just non-whites it's anyone they suspect of not being British, a slightly foreign accent is what they look for

anyone who experienced this at the camp get in touch with legal and let them know what happened -we have to publicise this