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Brighton Uncut protest otside Brighton Magistrate Court

On 13th September, the court case started for a group of protesters who tried to highlight the tax evasion by big corporations - and argue that its so huge that the current welfare and public service cuts are unnecessary.

The "Brighton Nine" were arrested and charged during a protest at Top Shop, which included superglueing their hands to the shop windows!!

From their facebook group

"The nine took part in a nationwide protest to raise awareness about Sir Philip Green’s tax avoidance, superglueing themselves to Topshop’s windows as ‘Tax Dodger’ mannequins to make sure their point st(r)uck home:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXk8nB8QNRI

The group's blog with details of the trial is below

brightonuncut.wordpress.com/

 

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Taken on September 13, 2011