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Coryton Crude Awakening Protests Photos Are Like Rag Week At The Fringe

HOW do you report on The Crude Awakening, a pun-driven climate change protest at the Coryton oil refinery, in Stanford le Hope, Essex? Do you lead with the violence, as the BBC does? It reports

“Police scuffle with oil refinery protesters”.

Only, no arrests were made so scuffle seems an exaggeration.

Do you go for the circus element?  The local paper does?

12 women, affiliated to the action group Crude Awakening, chained themselves to immobilized vehicles on both lanes of the road approaching Coryton Oil refinery. They mounted ‘tripods’ across the Manorway to block traffic and climbed up the structures.

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Posted: 17th, October 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)