Italian police ‘framed G8 protesters’

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This was reported a long time ago by In These Times”, I’m glad that the case is finally making it to the courts.

Italian police have been accused of fabricating evidence against anti-globalisation protesters at last year’s G8 summit in Genoa by planting petrol bombs at their headquarters and falsely accusing them of stabbing a police officer.

According to a magistrates’ investigation, the police improvised lies to justify a bloodsoaked raid at the Diaz school, which was being used by protesters as a headquarters. The raid, which left dozens injured after being kicked, punched and beaten with batons, prompted an international outcry.”