Terence Bunch

Photojournalist & Writer

A police officer seizes Barbara Tuckers antiwar banner shortly before the PM arrives for the unveiling. Parliament Square, London. 29th August 2007. All pictures © Terence Bunch.

Nelson Mandela Statue Unveiling. Parliament Square, London. 29th August 2007.

By Published Last Edited 2007-08-29 00:00:00

Nelson Mandela, terrorist, freedom fighter, former President of South Africa and international statesman attends Parliament Square at the invite of London Mayor Ken Livingstone to see a statue unveiled in his honor.

Crowds gather in the square to see Madiba accept the honor in the heartland of one of South Africas old colonial masters.

Away from the public gaze, Brian Haw, Barbara Tucker and others continue with the Parliament Square peace campaign despite years of chronic interference by Londons police and intelligence bodies.

Parliament Square, London. 29th August 2007.

Crowds gather to see the great man.

Crowds gather to see the great man.

And read quotes attributed to the great man.

And read quotes attributed to the great man.

Metres away, Brian Haw sits talking with a man outside his antiwar peace campaign.

Metres away, Brian Haw sits talking with a man outside his antiwar peace campaign.

FIT (Forward Intelligence Team) officers monitor peace activists as they welcome Madiba.

FIT (Forward Intelligence Team) officers monitor peace activists as they welcome Madiba.

And then cites her for an offence.

And then cites her for an offence.

A member of the peace campaign is bundled away by Met police.

A member of the peace campaign is bundled away by Met police.

Barbara Tucker confronts two suits in the middle of the road.

Barbara Tucker confronts two suits in the middle of the road.

The peace campaign continues.

The peace campaign continues.