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    no point to this thread
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    ... at about 0.34 0.38 of this video, you can see the place.
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    Kinda like http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/...s-woman-police then

    (I sort of know her).
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    32 students injured thus far, one police officer in intensive care, hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of property damage....


    And the public turned totally on the side of the cuts.

    What an epic cluster**** this has turned out to be.
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      You reap what you sow.
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      Because these people were attacking policemen and destroying public property, so frankly the media doesn't give a toss, and neither do I.
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      The students had a choice to be their and to put themselves on the frontline knowing full well the danger they would be moving into.
      The police had no choice but to be on the frontline, even though they knew the danger. Thats the diffrence.

      Besides i REALLY doubt your friend was innocent, he must have been doing something to make the cop use his baton.
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      It's still unfair seeing as they're only kids!! And this particular kid, I know for a fact, wasn't involved in tearing buildings down or beating the police.
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      (Original post by futuredoc77)
      ... at about 0.34 0.38 of this video, you can see the place.
      You mean the bit in the video where they are chucking barriers, sticks and God knows what else at the police. Sorry but a whack over the head seems pretty tame compared to what was coming the other way!
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      Some protesters were being vicious so the police had to get vicious, and unfortunately it ended up some students unfairly batoned.
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      Wrong place wrong time. Unfortunately, some innocent bystanders will get caught up in those hell bent on causing trouble. If you're unlucky enough to be standing next to some idiot grabbing hold of police, you can pretty much expect to get hit
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      I get your point of view, but to hit a kid in the head? That's pretty messed up! Getting hit in the head is the worst kind of injury, it can paralyze you/ cause memory loss terminal or temporary/ make you go mad, etc. The police should've known this, after all they are the adults and the protesters are obviously unthoughtful enough to protest in the first place.
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      So the hell what if they are a kid. Im really sure the police dont give a damn what age you are when your part of what is now essentially a riot, you will be treated with the appropriate force.

      Lets also remember what has happened both in the past, and today to police officers in these sorts of mobs. They are litterally fighting for their lives at points...
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      (Original post by futuredoc77)
      So, someone I know was in the protest today who witnessed a police hitting his friend in the head with that stick!! :shock: Of course, with a hit like that, the poor 17 year old passed out right there in the middle of the crowd. His friends had to carry him out of there with a lot of struggle.

      I don't have any evidence as of course it wouldn't have been documented or put on the internet or TV. They talked about how 8 police men were injured and rushed to the hospital, yet this kid who'd been obviously injured and taken to the hospital by his friends doesn't get any media attention, how is that fair? Not only is this abuse on the police's part, but also don't forget that he is just a kid, only 17!!
      A police officer was pulld off his horse and attacked. The protesters attempted to pull police into crowds to beat them. Fireworks were thrown at the police. Barriers were rammed into police line.

      The police did not start the violence they did finish it however and are well within their right to.

      Everyone has a right to peaceful protest but once those protests turn violent the police have a duty to stop them as well as a right to defend themselves against attacks from the public.
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      stupid kid


      OP: GO

      AWAY

      HIPPIEFAG
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        The police didn't even go far enough. Where were the dogs, water cannons and rubber bullets? In some countries, there would have been live rounds fired into the crowd.

        The anarchist scumbags got it lucky, IMO.
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        News that gets reported is always bad news.


        A stupid hippy student getting what they deserve it not bad news.
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        if she was so peaceful then why was she in reach of a police mans baton?

        Everyone knew it would get violent again so she should have been prepared and tried not to get in dangers way. When people are throwing concrete blocks at the police then what do you expect?
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        because the students deserved it, with all the damage they made, whos going to pay for it?
        thats right the taxpayers! another reason why people hate students!
       
       
       
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