Monitoring the Policing of Anti-Fracking Protests

‘Protecting the Protectors’ is Netpol’s campaign to raise awareness and encourage debate amongst elected representatives and in the media about the pressing need to change policing strategies on anti-fracking protests.
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Anti-Frackers Guides

Netpol’s guidance for the anti-fracking movement covers many of the most common questions from both participants in protectors camps and local groups.

 

Expert Legal Advice

Our 'Protest Solicitors List' enables you to find an expert criminal, civil or public law solicitor recommended by other campaigners, graded by an experienced panel.

 

Know Your Rights

Looking for practical guidance on protecting your rights?

 

Police Databases

If you believe your personal data may have been gathered and retained by the police, then you are entitled to see what information they hold about you by making a Subject Access Request.

 

Monitoring Local Policing

Netpol believes there is a compelling case for communities up and down the country setting up their own local police monitoring projects.

 

Influencing Policy

Netpol regularly seeks to influence policy carried out by government, parliamentary committees and regulatory bodies on policing issues.

 

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Police must respect protesters’ right to oppose Trump visit

As large numbers of police officers from around the country are redeployed to respond to demonstrations against President Trump's visit to the UK on Friday, Netpol is calling on police not to undermine people's rights to freedom of expression and assembly under...

Injunctions: A Myth Buster for Anti-Frackers

GUEST POST Injunctions are scary sounding things, but that's exactly what they're meant to be. Fear, rather than actual prosecutions, is the primary means by which injunction orders succeed in shutting down protest. And you can understand why: if a court finds you...