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.

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  • 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.

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