Police violence at Stopg8 protest

The following statement was made by the stopG8 group in response to the excessive level of force used against protesters yesterday (Tuesday). StopG8 held a “Carnival Against Capitalism” in the West End of London today (11 June), demonstrating against 100 murderous...

Four Days in August

The report into the policing of the August riots, ‘Four Days in August’ released today, shows that the Met has, once again, failed to take the opportunity to critically evaluate the way in which it polices inner-city communities. There is no assessment of use of...

December/January policing briefing

News from the Kettle Police Powers campaign Welcome to the December/January policing briefing from the ‘Kettling police powers’ campaign. For 2012, we have decided to focus on the following key areas: • The repeal of stop and search powers which allow police to...

Disabled man tasered by police

A respected deaths in custody campaign group has today raised questions about the use of a police taser against a disabled man, who was unable to obey an order to get out of the car he was driving. Shocket Aslam, who is dependent on a wheelchair, has said that police...