Right to Protest
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Scotland Yard shows contempt for peaceful protest, arresting republicans hours before coronation3 min read
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.
Journalist arrests during climate protests show how the demonisation of protest threatens us all5 min read
Eight journalists covering a protest on the M25 motorway were recently detained by police. Preemptively limiting media access is the hallmark of an authoritarian rather than democratic state.
Anti-monarchy protesters arrested – What the law says5 min read
Police may not have been justified in making arrests over breach of the peace and public order as being provoked by a simple sign proclaiming “not my king” is probably not reasonable.