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'No regrets' for torch protester

Martin Wyness
Mr Wyness said the relay was propaganda by China

A man who was arrested for trying to extinguish the Olympic torch during its procession through London has denied he spoilt the event for spectators.

Martin Wyness and Ashley Darby, both from Hereford, made their attempt by Holland Park on Sunday.

They said the relay was a propaganda campaign by China to cover its "appalling human rights record".

Mr Wyness, who was released on bail, was one of 37 people arrested as the torch made its way through the capital.


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