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Defend the Right to Protest: The Olympics and Beyond Tuesday 26th June 7pm-9pm Harmony Hall, Truro Road, Walthamstow, E17 7BY   Speakers include: Simon Moore: Campaigner and recipient of Olympic ASBO Alfie Meadows: Student charged with violent disorder after his … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh Campaigner Faces 2 Year ASBO for Peaceful Protest and Defending Our Marsh

Today Westminster Magistrates Court heard the Metropolitan Police present their first case to impose a two year minimum Anti Social Behaviour Order in order to prevent peaceful protest at the Olympics. They wish to impose an extremely restrictive ASBO on … Continue reading

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Simon Moore arrested for allegedly breaching the terms of his Olympic ASBO!

We have just heard that Simon Moore has today been arrested in Windsor for allegedly breaching the terms of his Olympic Asbo. Simon Moore, who is a great friend of Save Leyton Marsh, was part of a group of people … Continue reading

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Individuals now guilty of pre-crime: granting of first Olympic ASBO

Does the Olympics by definition constitute a collective good? Even if it does, in pursuit of this collective good should the human rights of individuals be compromised or even suspended? It appears that the authorities believe so. The first ever … Continue reading

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Imprisoned for telling the truth?

On Thursday 26th April Mike Wells, a citizen journalist who writes for the Games Monitor website, was filming unsafe working practices on Leyton Marsh at the chaotically managed Olympic construction site. As a result of his attempt to film and … Continue reading

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