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Chris Peace

Chris Peace is a member of the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign.

Justice for Orgreave

On this day in 1984, a paramilitary police operation attacked striking miners at the Orgreave coking plant. It was a crime against the working class – and 37 years later, those injured have yet to see justice.

Remembering Orgreave

On this day in 1984, a paramilitary police operation set out to smash the miners – and send a lesson to working-class people across Britain that meaningful strike action would not be tolerated.

Orgreave: 35 Years On

The ‘Battle of Orgreave’ was an organised and violent attack on Britain’s working-class. Any democratic society worth its name would demand to know why it happened.