Disabled activist ‘violently dragged out of Rees-Mogg talk’



ANTI-AUSTERITY protesters were violently evicted from a public meeting attended by Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg yesterday.
One of the activists, who is disabled, alleged to the Star he was “slapped in the face” by a Tory activist and bundled out by security who stamped on his leg before dragging him down a corridor.
Alex Knox was at the front of the meeting and said he was “peacefully protesting” when a group of Tories tried to grab his banner and “became increasingly aggressive.”
He and Mr Rees-Mogg had been debating the impact of austerity on disabled people.
Mr Knox said: “Six burly security... read more

 
3 October 2017 in World News, Views: 59
Source: Morning Star
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