Gypsy Paradise Lost

As you approach the end of Oak Lane and arrive at Dale Farm in the rural English countryside, the view is not what you'd expect. This week hoards of news vans line the verges, 50 foot scaffold ramparts watch over gates concreted shut, and bailifs line up outside.

Eviction protests peak after a decade of campaigns over the sites legality. Hundreds of residents and activists embed, chaining themselves to structures to deter awaiting police and bailiffs. An eighteen year old...
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