>Film: Ian Tomlinson Memorial March

Saturday 11 April 2009: Following the death of Ian Tomlinson during the G20 Meltdown protests, people marched from Bethnal Green police station to the point where the Evening Standard newspaper seller was batoned and knocked to the ground by an unidentifible riot police officer on Cornhill, in the Bank area of London.

Film: Ian Tomlinson Memorial March

G20 organiser and University of East London Professor of anthropology Chris Knight was joined by Socialist Worker Party speaker Martin Smith and Samantha and Marci, the sisters of Sean Rigg, who died in police custody at Brixton police station in August 2008.

Ian Tomlinson’s son, Paul King

Ian Tomlinson’s son Paul King also addressed the crowd from the steps of Bethnal Green police station.

Channel 4 report on the events leading to Tomlinson’s death

Demands were called for an end to police brutality, the end of criminalisation of protestors and the arrest and imprisonment of those officers involved in the death of Ian Tomlinson.

Cornhill, where Ian Tomlinson was attacked

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