HS2 activists evicted from longest-running camp – video

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Seven activists at the first and longest-running protest camp against the controversial HS2 high-speed rail development were evicted in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Video footage shows the protesters being forcibly removed, with one man being pinned to the ground by dozens of black-clad members of the National Eviction Team (NET) supported by police officers. The camp, at Harvil Road in the Colne Valley, Hillingdon, 25 miles west of the Euston tunnel protest against HS2 –  which has now entered its 17th day – was set up three and a half years ago 

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