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Mum caught up in G20 protest

Protesters at the G20 demo slammed the police for  "trapping" them for up to three hours.  

Innocent prisoners neglected

Sean Hodgson, now 58, is one of the longest-serving innocent victims in the UK. Jailed for 29 years for supposedly raping and murdering Teresa De Simone, he was finally let out this year. When he was seen coming out he looked helpless, bewildered and confused.

G20 Demo: Not too much trouble for photographers... this time

Apart from being caught up for hours at the demonstration, photographers and others associated with the press seem to have carried out their jobs succesfully, without too much interference from the police.
However some were treated disrespectfully. One of them described to me how he was abused.
He said:  "As usual, I had a lot of trouble. The police pushed me and I even got hit."
He added:  "I tried to defend myself but I continued being pushed.