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Some "Fortnum and Mason protest charges dropped by CPS": BBC

Bob | 18.07.2011 15:07 | Public sector cuts | Repression | Social Struggles

Free the other 30!

Charges of aggravated trespass against 109 people accused of storming London's luxury food store Fortnum and Mason have been dropped.

The sit-in, organised by campaign group UK Uncut, was held on 26 March in protest over alleged tax avoidance by the business's part-owners.

Police arrested 145 people and 139 of those were charged.

The Crown Prosecution Service said it would continue to pursue the other 30 cases.

UK Uncut claimed around 200 of its supporters forced themselves into the shop - known as the Queen's grocer - as trouble flared in central London.

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  1. . — fife
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