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1225 days ago
#dayx3 police dragged a man from his wheelchair in par sq 5 mins ago
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Casualties of student fees protest http://t.co/tDXDUNy #ukuncut #demo2010 #DayX3
Enhanced footage of police pulling disabled protester from wheelchair http://bit.ly/icLzTK
@pennyred RT wheelchair beaten! http://bit.ly/flIPPl http://bit.ly/eBN4BQ http://bit.ly/ikeZj5
EXCLUSIVE: ELL speaks to Jody McIntyre, disabled journalist dragged from his wheelchair by police. http://bit.ly/gt4IdV #dayx3
Lots of debate about this. Please also see next image and 4:42 update on http://bit.ly/ehk7h6 for clarification
This emotive headline is not true - no matter how the picture is viewed.
I was there and will testify wherever that this man and his friend/relative were pushed into the street and then the disabled guy was dragged about 15 feet
we were there and he was taken. thats something you dont see in the picture.
What being "dragged"??? I don't see the cops touching this guy much less dragging him.
It's time sisters & brothers, THIS IS OUR MOMENT!
I really don't think any normal human being would drag an invalid from a chair, let alone a police officer. More like this rebel with so much personal anger leaped out at the police to gather publicity, and as such has achieved his goal. Everybody lies.
The police officer must have huge hands, and where is the students hand? Stop using a photograph that's been taken at an angle to use as a weapon against the Government. I went to College and had to fund the whole lot. Its called 'get a part time job' My
from the guardian website
'4.42pm: We have an answer for the question posed at 4.02pm. The man pictured being pulled from his wheelchair is Jody McIntyre who, coincidentally, was interviewed in the Observer last month.
I spoke to his brother, Finlay, wh
Hit him on the legs! He won't feel it.
wrong totally wrong
"I spoke to his brother, Finlay, who says Jody was actually pulled from the chair twice."
#dayx3 "police dragged a man from his wheelchair" - yeah, 'cos that's REALLY what it looks like is happening. [cough]bollocks[/cough]
That's @jodymcintyre - A wonderful writer and seeker of rights.
Well they don't look like they're giving him cuddles...
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