Direct Action and the British State

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Craig Murray
Direct Action and the British State

The draconian sentencing to jail of anti-fracking activists for non-violent direct action has received insufficient attention. It is a confident state that can undertake to bring back a level of repression not seen for decades – eight decades, in fact, since environmental activists received this kind of lengthy jail sentence, despite generations of tree climbing and road blocking. Non violent direct action has been an area of tacit complicity between state and protestors. I have over the years participated myself…

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Craig Murray
Direct Action and the British State