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Police chiefs shift on protest guidance a partial success, but still a missed opportunity

May 26, 2022 | Protest | 0 comments Netpol’s campaign for greater certainty about the way demonstrations are policed has brought some success, but big gaps remain. Over two and a half years since it completed a public consultation, the National Police Chiefs Council … Continue reading

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National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Protest Operational Advice Document. Version 3.3 (April 2022)

Over two and a half years since it completed a public consultation, the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) finally, in April, published the first full version of its new guidance on the policing of demonstrations and public assemblies. This has … Continue reading

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Halcyon days at an ’80s Summer Solstice Festival, Huck Magazine

Halcyon days at an ’80s Summer Solstice Festival The wild bunch Photographer Alan Lodge remembers shooting the mini utopia that was the Stonehenge Free Festival, an event held in the fields surrounding the legendary prehistoric monument. The Free Festival Movement … Continue reading

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill has now has received Royal Assent

On 28th April, the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill received Royal Assent. Thousands of us took to the streets to resist this draconian legislation. But the battle against the bill was never going to be won in parliament, and … Continue reading

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A Rough Guide to Filming Police Stop and Search

A Rough Guide to Filming Police Stop and Search NetPol https://netpol.org/resources/filming-the-police If you have a smartphone that includes a good quality photo and video camera then you will be able to film the actions of the police during a stop-and-search, if you … Continue reading

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FREE TO PROTEST: THE PROTESTOR’S GUIDE TO POLICE SURVEILLANCE AND HOW TO AVOID IT

FREE TO PROTEST: THE PROTESTOR’S GUIDE TO POLICE SURVEILLANCE ANDHOW TO AVOID IT https://privacyinternational.org/sites/default/files/2021-06/FREE_TO_PROTEST-UK-EDITION.pdf

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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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Installation now complete at NTU

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Finishing the installation at Bonington Gallery NTU

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Police Surveillance Zine

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On Being Watched   All about my ‘BIG BROTHER’ …!! 

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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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UK Traveller communities fear ‘cultural annihilation’ over upcoming trespass laws

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people face imprisonment or hefty fines under new England and Wales Police Bill that ‘criminalises’ nomadic life Blyth Brentnall 25 January 2022, 11.33am Peers will tonight vote for the final time on legislation that has been … Continue reading

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Met/NPCC statement – compensation awarded in Investigatory Powers Tribunal case

On 30 September 2021, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) handed down Judgment in relation to the claim brought by Kate Wilson against the Met and the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). The claim related to the actions of undercover police … Continue reading

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Operation Snapshot [extract from :  Police Surveillance [Zine 34]

from Police Surveillance [Zine 34]by Alan Lodge from ‘Police Surveillance [Zine 34]’Forward Intelligence Teams ‘FIT Operation Snapshot was a further intelligence gathering exercise on Environmental Protesters and Travellers but now organised on a national basis. Also, the ‘Rave Scene’ was now included. All … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson questioned by Line of Duty team in Led by Donkeys video

The PM is questioned by AC-12 officers about lockdown breaches in a spoof episode of Line of Duty by the satirical artists Led By Donkeys. The video was posted on Twitter on Tuesday and was swiftly retweeted by the Line … Continue reading

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Instant arrest without explanation

Gosh. I hadn’t check this out for a while. During my house move….. but now at 528k views. Amazing innit

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Jason Kirkpatrick & the German SpyCops court case

Jason Kirkpatrick is a climate change activist based in Berlin who was targeted by undercover police officer Mark Kennedy. He is now taking legal action in Germany over the deployment of British undercover police officers at the G8 summit in … 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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How a Married Undercover Cop Having Sex With Activists Killed a Climate Movement

Mark Kennedy spent seven years pretending to be a climate activist. People he deceived are still rebuilding their lives hen Kate Wilson was 23, she got deceived into having sex with an older guy who wasn’t what he appeared to … Continue reading

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