Scotland Yard is accused of violating the right to protest after arresting the head of a republican movement and other organisers of a peaceful demonstration before the coronation.
📌 The main points...
- Scotland Yard arrested the head of a republican movement and other organisers of a peaceful protest before King Charles III’s coronation.
- Human rights groups are concerned about the violation of the right to protest.
- 52 arrests were made despite prior agreements.
H uman rights organisations have levelled criticism at Scotland Yard for contravening the right to peaceful assembly.
The cause of concern was the employment of new powers by police to detain a prominent republican leader and other organisers mere hours before the coronation of King Charles III in Central London, on Saturday morning.