Sunday, November 16, 2008

Convictions for protest brutality G8 Genoa

It was not a good result for the police trial in Genoa from the G8 protests - my video filmed on the night of the raid was key evidence used in the court and is used in all these mainstream media reports:

Top cops cleared over G8 violence, There is anger as senior police officers are cleared over violence at the G8 summit in Genoa seven years ago. C4 report

Police, prison officers and two doctors were convicted of mistreating protestors at Genoa's G8 Summit. C4 report

29 police officers go on trial in Italy for alleged brutality during the G8 demonstrations in Genoa in 2001. Like a butcher's shop - that was the description by a police officer of the way Italian police beat innocent protesters at the G8 summit in Genoa 2001. C4 report

An Italian court has found 15 officials guilty of mistreating protesters during the unrest that surrounded the G8 summit in Genoa, 2001. BBC report

The trial of 29 Italian police officers accused of brutality during the G8 summit in Genoa in 2001 is set to resume. They are accused of beating demonstrators in a school where they were sleeping. Christian Fraser reports from Genoa. BBC report