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Protests at the Liberal Democrat Conference Day 2 #ldconf

Sheffield Indymedia | 12.03.2011 09:23 | Policing | Public sector cuts | Workers' Movements | Sheffield

Following the protests on the first day of the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in Sheffield the second day saw 5,000 protesters gathering on Devonshire Green and marching to Barkers Pool outside the City Hall. Direct action against tax dodging corporations involved protest parties in Top Shop, Boots on Fargate and Nat West Bank on High Street [video].

A convergence space that was used on Friday night, a vacant shop next door to Debenhams on The Moor has now been opened as the 0742 Club and is appealing for people to get involved as residents [photos]. There are plans for art exhibitions, music nights, film screenings, workshops, talks and much more, there is a meeting to discuss future of the building on Tuesday at 5pm and and a workshop / talk on land reclaim, common law, and setting up eco communities on Friday, March 18th.

Articles: Reports from Sheffield under siege | Police intimidation of Liberal Democrat conference protest

Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

Audio: Audio from the Rally at the start of the March | Rally at Barkers Pool | Fringe Meeting: Who controls the internet?

Video: Sheffield Cut the Corporate Elite 12 March Demo Video

Tweets: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26

Features: Massive Protests Expected at the Liberal Democrats Spring Conference in Sheffield | Protests at the Liberal Democrat Conference Day 1



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13.03.2011 12:34

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13.03.2011 15:24

New space now open. old abbey national bank and offices. need residents asap. we are now running what was the convergence space for the lib dems demo as a arts space, with talks, exhibitions, workshops, music nights and film screenings. need residents asap please call 07949941300 for more info. location is next to debenhams on the moor. sheffield

peace

si


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