Protester tries to arrest Tony Blair
Man, 29, stopped by security
AN ANTI-WAR protester tried to make a citizen’s arrest on former Prime Minister Tony Blair – just weeks after another man stormed the Leveson Inquiry to harangue him.
Mr Blair was about to make a speech at the University of Hong Kong when Briton Tom Grundy shouted about breaches of the Geneva convention and accused him of misleading the British public.
The 29-year-old was stopped by security before being able to make the arrest. Mr Blair told the audience: “Actually, I am used to it.”
Mr Grundy said: “I waited till he’d been speaking a minute or so before I stood up and went towards him and said, ’Mr Blair, under Hong Kong’s Power 101 law – the law which allows for citizen’s arrest here – I’ll be arresting you for crimes against peace’.”
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