Policing bill

Explained: This is your right to protest and how police can restrict it
Activism

Explained: This is your right to protest and how police can restrict it

As anti-monarchy protesters are arrested after the Queen’s death, this is what your right to protest means and when police can restrict it

Why are anti-monarchy protesters being arrested after the Queen’s death?
Protest

Why are anti-monarchy protesters being arrested after the Queen’s death?

“If the people are protesting peacefully then there is no good reason why they should be arrested, and they shouldn’t be deterred from doing so”

Policing Extinction Rebellion protests cost the Met over £10million
Protest

Policing Extinction Rebellion protests cost the Met over £10million

Campaigners are warning a new law will lead to mass arrests.

Remember all those controversial laws that were passed? Many of them just came into force
Politics

Remember all those controversial laws that were passed? Many of them just came into force

Explained: How the Public Order Bill will clamp down on protests
Public Order Bill

Explained: How the Public Order Bill will clamp down on protests

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The controversial new laws rushed through by the government this week
Politics

The controversial new laws rushed through by the government this week

Kill the Bill protesters vow to make new ‘anti-democratic’ laws unenforceable
Kill the Bill

Kill the Bill protesters vow to make new ‘anti-democratic’ laws unenforceable

The Policing Bill threatens our democracy – this is time for anger, not despair
Martha Spurrier

The Policing Bill threatens our democracy – this is time for anger, not despair

Confirmed: Police will be able to crack down on noisy protests
Policing Bill

Confirmed: Police will be able to crack down on noisy protests

‘Those in power are afraid of people like you and me’: From Greenham Common to the Policing Bill
Protest

‘Those in power are afraid of people like you and me’: From Greenham Common to the Policing Bill

Government defeated for third time in a row on attempt to ban ‘noisy’ protest
Policing bill

Government defeated for third time in a row on attempt to ban ‘noisy’ protest

Police to gain powers to dictate protest times, as Lords expected to concede on policing bill
Politics

Police to gain powers to dictate protest times, as Lords expected to concede on policing bill

Is this the end for Kill the Bill?
Kill The Bill

Is this the end for Kill the Bill?

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Sisters Uncut set off 1,000 rape alarms during a protest at Charing Cross police station
Violence Against Women

Sisters Uncut set off 1,000 rape alarms during a protest at Charing Cross police station

These MPs praised ‘brave’ Russian protesters – then voted to restrict protest in the UK
Policing Bill

These MPs praised ‘brave’ Russian protesters – then voted to restrict protest in the UK

MPs vote against making misogyny a hate crime
Misogyny

MPs vote against making misogyny a hate crime

MPs to vote on keeping ‘draconian’ anti-protest measures in the Policing Bill today
Policing Bill

MPs to vote on keeping ‘draconian’ anti-protest measures in the Policing Bill today

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Vagrancy Act

Why the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is the perfect opportunity to axe the Vagrancy Act

How to organise a protest: The Big Issue’s guide
Protest

How to organise a protest: The Big Issue’s guide

Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws
Policing bill

Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws

5 key takeaways from the Lords votes on the policing bill
Policing bill

5 key takeaways from the Lords votes on the policing bill

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How you can resist the government’s ‘draconian’ policing bill
Activism

How you can resist the government’s ‘draconian’ policing bill

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping
Vagrancy Act

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping

Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown
Activism

Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown

Policing bill will force people deeper into homelessness, experts warn
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Policing bill will force people deeper into homelessness, experts warn