Activists seize Gaddafi Hampstead Garden Suburb home
A GROUP of British activists today took over the �10million Hampstead Garden Suburb mansion owned by Saif Gaddafi, writes Susanna Wilkey.
A GROUP of British activists today took over the �10million Hampstead Garden Suburb mansion owned by Saif Gaddafi.
Members of ‘Topple the Tyrants’ occupied the mansion at 11.30am in solidarity with Libyan rebels attempting to overthrow the Gaddafi regime.
Group spokesman Montgomery Jones, said: “We occupied the building this morning. We do not trust the British Government to return it to the people of Libya because they have a long history of helping the Gaddafi regime.
“When we found out one of the world’s most brutal dictators owned property in North London it seemed like an obvious thing to occupy it for the people of Libya.
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“Our aim is to make sure that the assets stolen by Gaddafi are returned to the Libyan people and don’t disappear into the pockets of governments or corporations. We want to welcome refugees from the conflict in Libya and those fleeing tyranny and oppression across the world.”
Dr Saul Zadka, who has organised a campaign to keep Saif Gaddafi out of the Suburb, said: “In this sleepy neighbourhood nothing like this has happened in the hundred years since it was formed.”
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