FT Weekend Magazine: The Battle of Orgreave Revisited

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FT Weekend Magazine commissioned me to revisit the infamous Battle of Orgreave, a pivotal moment in the 1984-85 miners' strike where thousands of police clashed with picketing miners in South Yorkshire, mounting increasingly aggressive charges against them. I photographed ex-miners who were there on the day, truth and justice campaigners and trade unionists alongside journalist and FT associate editor John Gapper. Read the full piece in the FT Weekend.

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