Considering the numbers involved on both sides, the bitter month long build-up to the violent climax, the enmity of picketers
and mill management and the industrial issues involved, the level of violence on 4 June was relatively low compared with other major police-picketer
clashes in Australia's industrial history.
A Mansfield police officer reviewed videotape of the incident and confirmed Crose was the picketer
shining the laser light.
Jesse Jackson led about 50 picketers
in front of the Hollywood studios of KABC-TV (Channel 7), which broadcast the Academy Awards ceremony, to call attention to the lack of minority nominees.
The Company filed a motion for a temporary restraining order earlier this week seeking to limit the precise locations where picketers
could stand and the total number of pickets allowed near the gates.
turned up to walk the lines on Thursday.
Peter Starbuck, who says he was Oswestry's largest contractor at the time, has insisted "hordes" of picketers
caused chaos on North Wales' building sites.
She is also blamed by many for her government's stance against striking miners, which saw police launch a crackdown against picketers
, arresting 11,291 people and charging 8,392 with public order offences.
At that stage picketers
would be forced to end their discontinuous action which has seen them walk out for two hours in a morning and afternoon, four days a week.
harassed the strikebreakers and guests, and there were several clashes between picketers
and police with almost 1,000 picketers
arrested during the strike.
Yesterday's Russian Tea Room picketers
carried signs that accused Israel of war crimes and referenced the numbers of civilians killed in recent Israeli military campaigns.
said they arrived in the district headquarters by completing a two-day trek after the office called them to take rice.
blocked the road and stopped local autos and rickshaws.