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Italy frees 4 G8 Brits. Some serious injuries. Foreign Secretary to investigate.
by Indymedia is Power.
Wednesday Jul 25th, 2001 9:38 PM
We need to hold politicians to their promises by keeping [Indy]media pressure on them, or otherwise their corporate masters will buy them off.
"Friends of Miss [Nicola] Doherty, who had never been on a protest before, claim she was beaten in her sleeping bag when police raided ... She suffered a fractured wrist and bruises to her head when she was arrested during the raid. ... Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said: 'If there are allegations of assault they need to be investigated'."

From The Scotsman article:
\"... Her family have described Nicola, a social worker who cares for adults with learning difficulties, as a peaceful girl who would never have got involved in violent protest. ... Until yesterday, four of the demonstrators - including Miss Doherty -were not allowed to see consular staff or lawyers. ... \'They have been beaten by police, they stayed two days without food, they didn
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