A good analysis of the way in which demonstrations get hijacked

Luke Akehurst has written an excellent analysis at Labour Uncut of the way in which extreme groupings can hijack demonstrations for their own purposes.  Their activities must not be allowed to detract from the message of the vast majority of those demonstrating.

However, if – as seems likely – we are entering an era of more frequent demonstrations, there are important lessons here for both those organising demonstrations and for the police.

One thought on “A good analysis of the way in which demonstrations get hijacked”

  1. Don’t be silly. Uber-schmuck Sir Paul Ste****nson couldn’t actually say “We wuz a bit ‘ard wot wiv killin’ Tomlinson so I tole the rozzers not to go mental.”

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