A march has been organised to protest the savage and unprovoked assault on Ian Tomlinson and his subsequent death, lying alone on the pavement in a London street, surrounded by the police, isolated from everbody who had tried to help him in his dying minutes.
Assemble 11.30am, Saturday 11th April at Bethnal Green Police Station, 12 Victoria Park Square,Tower Hamlets,London,E2.
The march will proceed to the spot in the City of London where Ian died. One of the few spots in London where CCTV cameras are not (according to the Head of IPCC) installed or don't work.
People have been asked to wear black and bring flowers to lay where Ian died. (Covering faces with a balaclava and concealed your badge number is an option only for Police attending).
Excellent Telegraph timeline (9/4/09) of Ian Tomlinsons movements known so far, eyewitnesses etc., here Guradian eye witness statements here
CCTV cameras - Stockwell Redux
Krishnan Guru-Murthy inerviwed Nick Hardwick, chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Commission,(since 2002) on Channel 4 news April 9th 2009.(see video)
Nick (Rapid Eye Movement when lying Champion ) Hardwick said of the assault (3.42 into above video):
"We don't have CCTV footage of the incident... there is no CCTV footage, there were no cameras in the location where he was assaulted."
Speaking to More 4 News, the IPCC confirmed Hardwick's comment, saying that the CCTV cameras overlooking the incident were not working.
So the boss says, No CCTV and the office say they weren't working ..... liars..