Stamford Hill: squatting and police corruption

A cheery greeting on the side of Stamford Hill MFI. Sourced from Throbbingsofnoontide

A cheery greeting on the side of Stamford Hill MFI. Sourced from Throbbingsofnoontide

Blogger and former Hackney resident Throbbingsofnoontide has written a great personal account of the squatting scene on Stamford Hill Estate in the late 1980s.

And also some unpleasant memories of being fitted up by the notoriously corrupt Stoke Newington police:

http://throbbingsofnoontide.wordpress.com/2012/08/26/its-a-fair-cop-oh-wait/

For more info on the police corruption of the era, see Fighting The Lawmen, published by Hackney Community Defence Association.

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