Kurdish tent at Occupy LSX raided by police

A Kurdish tent at the Occupy London protests outside St Pauls was raided on 27 October by police armed with machine guns. The students held up posters of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan while the police officers searched the tent. The Socialist Worker wrote this article on the evening of the raid:

27 October 2011

Police raid Kurdish tent at Occupy London

by Sadie Robinson

Police armed with machine guns raided a Kurdish tent at the Occupy protest outside St Paul’s Cathedral tonight, Thursday.

Protesters quickly gathered around the tent to support those inside. Evahi Emanon was one of them. He told Socialist Worker, “This is a peaceful protest – guns are a bit over the top. They’re trying to find an excuse to clear us out.” Continue reading “Kurdish tent at Occupy LSX raided by police”