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NO2ID hold day of action in Manchester

MULE | 19.10.2009 10:45 | Social Struggles

Ahead of Tuesday’s launch of the ID card trial in Greater Manchester, Saturday 21 October saw NO2ID hold a day of action across the city, promoting their new ‘Stop the ID Card Con’ campaign. Events culminated in Albert Square outside the Town Hall, where around 25 activists gathered for the symbolic burning of an enormous ID card.

“Don’t be a guinea pig” is the message campaigners came from across the country to deliver to local residents. NO2ID have been battling the national identity scheme since 2004, warning of the dangers of the database state and threat to civil liberties from the proposed plan.

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