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What you need to know about the Public Order Act, the law used to arrest coronation protesters
Public Order bill
Public Order Bill

What you need to know about the Public Order Act, the law used to arrest coronation protesters

Six coronation protesters were arrested - and subsequently released - under the new Public Order Act. Here's what you need to know about the controversial new law
UK’s civil liberties rating downgraded thanks to government crackdowns on protests, elections and strikes
Activism

UK’s civil liberties rating downgraded thanks to government crackdowns on protests, elections and strikes

The biggest wins by activists in 2022, from food banks to museums
wins by activists
Activism

The biggest wins by activists in 2022, from food banks to museums

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

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?

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

Policing Extinction Rebellion protests cost the Met over £10million

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

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

The controversial new laws rushed through by the government this week
boris johnson
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
RAF Greenham Common air base, the site of continuous women’s peace protests from 1981 until 1991. Photo: PA Images/Alamy
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
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
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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
Kill The Bill

Is this the end for Kill the Bill?

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
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Policing Bill

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

Why the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is the perfect opportunity to axe the Vagrancy Act
The Vagrancy Act will be axed in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
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
how to organise a protest
Protest

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

Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws
police crime sentencing and courts bill
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

Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill
kill the bill protests
Activism

Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill

How you can resist the government's 'draconian' policing bill
kill the bill, policing bill
Activism

How you can resist the government's 'draconian' policing bill