Police "over-reacted" to GCHQ protest

There are criticisms that police "over-reacted" to a protest by the activist group "Anonymous" outside the UK Government Communications Headquarters in Gloucestershire.

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Four-day protest begins outside Cheltenham's GCHQ

GCHQ in Cheltenham

A four day protest is expected to begin this morning outside the Government's monitoring centre, GCHQ in Cheltenham.

Police say they may close Hubble Road around the site to deal with the planned protest by the UK Anonymous group. The action is taking place against surveillance of the public by UK and foreign Governments.

Cheltenham Police are asking any residents with access problems to contact them on the day.

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