Stop Labelling Campaigners "Domestic Extremists"

“Domestic extremism” is defined so broadly that it encompasses any campaign making use of civil disobedience or direct action. Netpol is campaigning for the police to stop using this highly subjective categorisation of legitimate campaigning and protest activities.

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Police to finally stop calling us Domestic Extremists

The Green Party peer Jenny Jones with Netpol outside of New Scotland Yard, February 2018 After years of campaigning by Netpol, policing in Britain has at last decided to abandon the “domestic extremism” label Twelve months after Netpol revealed the decision of the...