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Diaz Raid : “Martin Hogbin is responsible”

category international | summit mobilisations | other press author Wednesday April 09, 2008 12:38author by tomeile Report this post to the editors

Lawyers representing victims of the police raid on the Diaz Centre in Genoa in July 2001 have issued an appeal for anyone with information on the movements of the spy and provocateur ,Martin Hogbin ,while at the summit to contact them.

Background:
“The 27th G8 summit took place in Genoa, Italy, in July 2001. The summit was overshadowed by riots in the city after a crackdown by police targeting anti-globalisation groups and the death of a 23 year-old Carlo Giuliani, leading some to talk of a deliberately followed strategy of tension.” (wikipedia) see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/27th_G8_summit

Shortly after midnight on July 21, police conducted raids on support centers for protesters in the Diaz-Pascoli and Diaz-Pertini schools The Italian courts have subsequently heard evidence against police involved in the raid which revealed that the police operation involved more than casual brutalty against those arrested . Hooding ,gassing and a form of waterboarding , were used on prisoners at the detention centre in the nearby town of Bolzaneto - techniques that constitute torture under European law .

It is “intensely suspected” by the victims that an activist list was used for the Diaz raid . Whilst sources are not being revealed in case of future legal action, interviews and research have uncovered the involvement of Martin Hogbin , one of the moles working in anti war groups for the British arms manufacturer BAE .(see :http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2004/may/29/politics.armstrade ) .

Lawyers representing the Diaz victims are especially interested in talking with anyone who travelled with Hogbin to Genoa so that they can build a more detailed picture of what he did and where he went in while there . It is understood that Hogbin travelled on the SWP train from London and camped close to the Diaz centre . If you have any further information contact the Diaz layers at : MattFoot@birnbergpeirce.co.uk

See: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/04/395903.html?c=on...93015

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http://www.indymedia.ie/article/85347&comment_limit=0&c...false

author by tomeilepublication date Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:57author address author phone Report this post to the editors

For an article by Ciaron from Pitstop Ploughshares about Bae attempts to infiltrate his group , and a link to a Guardian article on Martin Hogbin by Mark Thomas , see: http://sydney.indymedia.org.au/story/spies-caat-catholi...timor

See also : http://www.indymedia.ie/article/87089&comment_limit=0&c...25607

 
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