Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say
Police officers will learn about Black history under new anti-racism plans. But human rights group Liberty says the commitment is “completely at odds” with Priti Patel’s proposals to strengthen police powers.
Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup
Human rights lawyers Liberty successfully challenged a Community Protect Notice that also banned the homeless man from London’s streets.
Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge
A judge told police to “think carefully” before using the “draconian provisions” again, while human rights group Liberty says the Met wasted public funds on criminalising poverty.