Al Jazeera on the G20 Protests

April 2, 2009

This is journalism. Al Jazeera reports on the protests at Bank, showing vividly how the police used extreme force to pen in protesters, ratcheting up the tension and causing bottles to be thrown. Their disregard for the media is surprising, but it shows how determined the state was to repress these actions and to confine them to the centre of the City.

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One Response to “Al Jazeera on the G20 Protests”

  1. Watson Says:

    It was noticeable yesterday that Sky, the BBC, Fox, CNN were majoring on the window breaking at RBS, Russia Today were pretty much alone in showing aerial shots conveying the massive scale of the demonstrations. It was like St Peters Square at Easter.


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