Large police operation for HS2 to remove alder tree, Denham, UKAdd to Lightbox Download
Denham, UK. 24 July, 2020. Swan, an environmental activist from HS2 Rebellion, and her possessions fall suddenly as her safety line above the shallow river Colne is released by police officers from an ancient alder tree to which she had been attached for almost fourteen hours in an attempt to protect it from destruction during works for the HS2 high-speed rail link. Officers from Hampshire Police Marine Support Unit look on. An activist had been hospitalised when a safety line had been released in this way the previous day.
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