A ‘duty of candour’ must extend to the policing of protests

Photo: Shutterstock Last week’s condemnation of proposed government restrictions on protests in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill as “oppressive and wrong” by the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has somewhat overshadowed its call for greater...

Climate activists targeted in police crackdown at G7

Police officers raid Animal Rebellion camp at G7 protest During the G7 summit last weekend, officers from Devon & Cornwall Police arrested 29 members of the animal rights and climate emergency group Animal Rebellion, in what looked like the deliberate targeting of...

Government announces new restrictions to the right to protest

Protester at a Black Lives Matter protest in London in 2020. Photo: Shutterstock Please sign the petition rejecting the government’s new crackdown on freedom to protest. SIGN THE PETITION The coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our ability to take...