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  • Derby District fourth council to back Orgreave inquiry


    A FOURTH council in the north of England has backed demands for a public inquiry into the police’s brutal attack on striking miners at Orgreave in 1984.

    On Tuesday North East Derbyshire District Council joined Wakefield, Sheffield and Doncaster councils in urging Home Secretary...

    Thursday 5th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Orgreave campaigners hit Home Office


    FORMER miners and their supporters lobbied the Home Office in London yesterday to demand a public inquiry into Orgreave.

    The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign (OTJC) is calling for a probe into the brutal police attack on striking miners in June 1984.

    Campaign representatives...

    Friday 16th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Battle of Orgreave documents ‘to be released next year’


    THE truth about police violence against striking miners at Orgreave in 1984 could be made public next year with the release of Home Office documents, it was revealed yesterday.

    A pledge to release the documents was won from Home Secretary Amber Rudd by the home affairs select...

    Monday 12th Dec 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Sheffield to slam Amber Rudd for betrayal over Orgreave probe


    SHEFFIELD City Council is expected today to become the third local authority in Yorkshire to condemn Amber Rudd’s refusal to hold an inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave.

    Wakefield and Doncaster Councils have already condemned the Home Secretary for her decision, which reneged on...

    Wednesday 7th Dec 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Justice Britannia waives the rules


    So, then… following on from my theme of a fortnight ago regarding the parlous state of the state’s self-policing. It would appear this week that yet again justice — as with the legendarily partisan appraisal of pulchritude — is very much in the eye of the beholder.

    ...

    Saturday 5th Nov 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features

  • Campaigners continue fight for justice


    Orgreave conference held despite Rudd’s snub

    Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • ‘No deaths’ is no excuse


    AMBER RUDD’S decision to dodge Andy Burnham’s questioning over Orgreave by absenting herself from the House of Commons illustrates that she knows she’s on dodgy ground.

    Whatever ministers say now, Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign (OTJC) members recall that Rudd...

    Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Hillsborough families call for full Orgreave inquiry


    FAMILIES of the Hillsborough victims called on Amber Rudd yesterday to order a full-scale public inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave as her expected announcement into what form the probe will take looms.

    The Home Secretary is expected to announce today whether there will be a...

    Monday 31st Oct 2016

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • Rudd urged to avoid same mistakes as Hillsborough


    ORGREAVE campaigners urged the government yesterday to do the right thing ahead of an imminent decision over whether to launch a public inquiry into the notorious police attack on striking miners.

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd is expected to make her decision known by the end of the...

    Thursday 27th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Heads they win – tails we lose


    One phrase has been whispering away at the back of this column’s cerebral cortex of late: “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” — who guards the guards.

    And over the last few weeks, the murmurings have been getting louder and louder.

    We have cops...

    Saturday 22nd Oct 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features


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