Reclaim The Power 3

August 25, 2013
by phil
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Third of three programmes produced during the Reclaim the Power camp in support of the Balcombe blockade against fracking. Contents:

  • Our new ten-year old star presenter Freddy takes us on a tour of the Reclaim the Power camp
  • Collette from Balcombe village talks about the Solidarity Sunday march
  • An arrestee from the community support camp returns to the camp
  • Andi from Disabled People Against Cuts explains why DPAC are supporting RTP
  • Jordi reads a statement by UNANIMA International presented to the United Nations Human Rights Commission on the threat that fracking poses to the human right to safe clean water and sanitation
  • Samba band; thoughts on the night before the day of action; RTP ceilidh band
  • Report from the day of action – includes an interview with Caroline Lucas MP sitting down as part of the blockade prior to her arrest; three offsite actions at Cuadrilla HQ, fracking PR company Bell Pottinger’s office and Francis Maude MP’s constituency office; sit downs, lock-ons, diamond arm-lock formation; rousing chants; violent police reaction to peaceful blockade even in the presence of vulnerable people and an MP; fall out and final thoughts from Ali and Andi; bagpipe player.

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