An Unofficial website concerning the Liberty legal challenge of police anti-terror searches at DSEi protests.
This page contains images of an anti-terror search of a protester at the DSEi
(Click images for larger, higher quality versions of 100K-200K each).
At 4pm, on the 9th of September, many of the arms-fair protesters were leaving the area of the DSEi arms exhibition. This page contains images of a person who was searched under anti-terror powers by police as he crossed the footbridge to go to the Prince Regent DLR station. At the time, the bridge provided only provided access to the DLR station. The search lasted approximately 12 minutes, and no dangerous or suspicious items were discovered on the person searched.
These photos were taken by an observer. The person searched gave his consent for public dissemination of the photos which do not show his face.
-a Legal Observer (who submitted these photos)
This is a photo of the police on the bridge at around 4pm (before the search took place).
These are two similar photos of the arms-fair protester during the search.
This is a photo of the search which shows the number of police involved in the search.
(These images are available for use, provided that they are acknowledged as "photos by legal observers")
This site is hosted by The Fairford Coach Action, but does not reflect the collective views of the Fairford Coach Action group as a whole. It is edited by a single person. The Fairford Coach Action website hosts this mini-site because it also relates to a judicial review challenge of police tactics which interfered with protest. Mail can be posted to this mini-site via address ( 44NOSPAM@fairfordcoachaction.org.uk - remove the words NOSPAM from the address before posting). Note that there may be a delay in response for any mail posted for the mini-site.