Kettling the Cops

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Kettling the Cops

Kettling the Cops
Tue, 6/12/2012

In this clip from Channel 4's Random Acts series, British protesters flip the script and kettle activists on behalf of London's Metropolitan Police, who grow angry that their "top-secret" suppression tactic has been exposed - and publicly, mercilessly mocked.

See more "Random Acts" by other filmmakers here.

Filmmakers: Joe Wade, William Pine, Joseph Dives and Nimrod Kamer Content partner: Channel 4

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