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The Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 is now law

The Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 is now law and anyone intending to reside in a vehicle can face 3 months in prison , a £2500 fine and have their vehicle destroyed .It’s aimed at Gypsies and Travellers … Continue reading

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Tomorrow the policing bill goes back to the commons.

tomorrow the policing bill goes back to the commons. after almost a year of resistance to the bill on the streets and inside both the commons and the lords, this is the final stage before it becomes law. here’s what … Continue reading

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Progress of the Bill

Research Briefing This Commons Library briefing paper summarises the Commons stages of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill and the Lords amendments to the Bill. The Commons will consider the Lords amendments on 28 February 2022 Police, Crime, Sentencing … Continue reading

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‘Protest is the lifeblood of our democracy, and it’s under threat’

INTERVIEWS 4th February, 2022 Raj Chada, a defence lawyer who represented the Colston Four, says prosecuting demonstrators is becoming a ‘reflex’ in the UK. Sean Morrison  sean@thebristolcable.org Direct-action protesters risking arrest have always played an important part in the democratic … Continue reading

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A rant about it all

There are a lot of law changes going on, here in the UK, that affect people while trying to celebrate. Themselves, their culture. just wanting to have a nice time! and let rip with their friends. I am `middle aged’ … Continue reading

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Part 4 of the Police Bill… Echoes of the Porrajmos?’

We are sleepwalking into a human rights catastrophe Date published27 January 2022LocationUKRelated professional interestEthics and human rightsSocial justice, poverty, housing and economy By Allison Hulmes, Mairtain Moloney-Neachtain and Dr Dan Allen (GRTSW Association) “Culture is fading because we are getting forced … Continue reading

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The policing bill’s attack on Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

The policing bill is the biggest threat to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in our lifetime. Jake Bowers speaks with Pablo Navarrete to explain why.

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Ministers stoke ‘culture war’ as Lords reject proposals to curb protests Jan 18, 2022 | Protest | 0 comments On Monday, the House of Lords voted on the parts of the government’s controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill relating to protest. The Lords … Continue reading

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Police Bill: Lords defeat some measures but concerns remain over a number of provisions

On 17 January 2022, the protest measures of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill were debated in the House of Lords. In a night of crushing defeats for the government, peers voted 14 times to block its proposals. Among … Continue reading

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Kill the Bill Protest 2 Speech : Chris Tregenza

Kill the Bill Protest 2 on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. 15 January 2022. Nottingham. Speech by Chris Tregenza – Open Nottingham

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Kill the Bill Protest 1 Speech : Greg Marshall

Kill the Bill Protest 1 on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. 15 January 2022. Nottingham. Speech by Greg Marshall – Broxtowe Labour

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The Police Bill Just Got Even Worse

Want to tell your friends about a protest on Facebook? Forget it. by Sam Knights 7 December 2021 The Metropolitan Police arrest an Insulate Britain activist taking part in a road block in London, November 2021. Hesther Ng/Reuters The government is currently … Continue reading

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. Briefing

This briefing comes from a broad coalition of civil society organisations, including faith groups, democracy and human rights campaigners, and environmental activists.   The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill would significantly limit the right to protest, which is an essential … Continue reading

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Jailed for 51 weeks for protesting? Britain is becoming a police state by stealth

Jailed for 51 weeks for protesting? Britain is becoming a police state by stealth George Monbiot The government’s back-door amendments to the policing bill are tyrannical. We should be on the streets in our millions Wed 1 Dec 2021 06.00 … Continue reading

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Kill the Bill Speeches #killthebill

Kill the Bill Speeches #killthebill all now halfway through Committee Stage in the House of Lordshttps://bills.parliament.uk/bills/2839/stages/15740

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The Last Nomads

A film about the Drive to Survive Campaign to stop the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill eradicating Gypsy and Traveller nomadic life in Britain. Made by Daniel Gonzales Franco and Dominic Watters in cooperation with the Drive to Survive … Continue reading

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Gypsy Roma and Traveller community oppose the Police Bill – Jake Bowers

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Gypsies and Travellers Under Threat From New Policing Law?

The UK’s Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller communities are voicing deep concern about the Government’s new policing bill, with many saying it is a threat to their way of life. The law will make trespass a criminal offence and give the … Continue reading

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We will not go quietly into the history books. We will not be going at all.

Feature for Morning Star by Romany Journalist Jake Bowers With thanks to the Robert Dawson Archive Today is Romany holocaust memorial day, yet ask most lifelong anti-racists what the significance of August 2nd is, and they will be puzzled. For … Continue reading

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My pictures of events that day: GRT Travellers Protest [Kill the Bill], London. 7th July 2021

GRT Travellers Protest [Kill the Bill], London. 7th July 2021. https://www.facebook.com/tashuk/posts/10158632025681799

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