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The second in a series of short documentaries about the squatting scene in Birmingham. This video focuses on a campaign by a group of squatters, Birmingham Tenants and Homeless Action Group (BTHAG), highlighting the large amounts of empty properties in Birmingham and the equally large number of people living on the streets. The group squat an abandoned council house fix it up and hand it over to a homeless person. The campaign coincided with the change in the law that made squatting in residential properties illegal and they found themselves not only highlighting Birmingham's Homeless problem but also defending the right to squat to the national media.

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Smash TV

Smash TV

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