UK bill ‘limiting’ right to protest sparks outrage – DW News

People have been rallying in cities across the UK to protest against a new bill they say is an attack on the right to demonstrate. The controversial ‘police and crime bill’ would grant police greater powers to crack down on disruptive protests, but critics say it will also make it more difficult to hold peacefulContinue reading “UK bill ‘limiting’ right to protest sparks outrage – DW News”

Hundreds join ‘kill the bill’ rallies across Britain against proposed protest law

Hundreds of demonstrators joined marches and rallies across Britain on Saturday as part of a “national weekend of action” against a proposed new law that would give police extra powers to curb protests. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts bill would toughen measures officers can take to disperse demonstrations, such as imposing time and noiseContinue reading “Hundreds join ‘kill the bill’ rallies across Britain against proposed protest law”

UK: The police have their version of the Bristol protests. Locals tell a different story

With claims of violent mobs wreaking havoc, the public risks being misled about how events really unfolded in the city Last Sunday, a peaceful demonstration in Bristol escalated sharply into clashes between protesters and riot police – leading to their vans being torched and the windows of the city’s main police station being shattered. TheContinue reading “UK: The police have their version of the Bristol protests. Locals tell a different story”

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