From the Archive: The Battle for Orgreave 1984, The Miner’s Strike – after Hillsborough the truth will out..

October 22, 2012

Police arresting Arthur Scargill NUM leader at the Orgreave coking works picket during miners strike Sheffield
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Pickets push and pull at police lines, Miners’ Strike in Orgreave.
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Police on horseback waiting to attack. Orgreave Mass picket, as part of the Miners Strike.
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Police charge picketing miners. Orgreave coke works Miner’s strike Sheffield Yorkshire
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Pickets run as the police line opens to let mounted officers charge the mass picket. Orgreave.
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Riot police attack a miner guarding his car. The attempt to prosecute the miner for riot collapsed. Orgreave coke works Miner’s strike Sheffield S Yorkshire
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Mounted Police with truncheon at the ready as police attack mass picket of striking miners. Orgreave coke works Miner’s strike South Yorkshire
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Police mounted on horseback attack women from miners women’s support group. Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner’s strike Sheffield South Yorkshire
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Police mounted on horseback attack women from miners women’s support group. Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner’s strike Sheffield South Yorkshire
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Police in riot gear & winged riot van after the attack on the mass picket striking miners at the Orgreave coking works during the year long dispute Sheffield 1984
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Miner’s wife and children, rally against the victimisation of miners. Sheffield 1985
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