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Ratcliffe Power Station Action and Court : My reporting

Previous blog entries: https://alanlodge.co.uk/blog/?s=ratcliffe Nottingham Spring into Action :: Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station 1 Nottingham Spring into Action :: Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station 2 Nottingham Spring into Action :: Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station 3 Ratcliffe Power station Climate Action, The Judgement [Magistrate’s Court … Continue reading

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

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Kate Wilson Case : ‘The Metropolitan Police is beyond redemption’

Environmental activist Kate Wilson tells Sky’s Sarah-Jane Mee about winning a landmark tribunal against the Metropolitan Police for human rights breaches, after she was deceived into a relationship with an undercover officer. Ms Wilson was involved with a man she … Continue reading

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Kate Wilson v (1) The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and (2) National Police Chiefs’ Council

Kate Wilson v (1) The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and (2) National Police Chiefs’ Council The Investigatory Powers Tribunal has today found that the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and National Police Chiefs’ Council, when using undercover … Continue reading

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COURT RULES UNDERCOVER POLICING OPERATION AGAINST PROTEST MOVEMENTS WERE ‘UNLAWFUL AND SEXIST’

BREAKING NEWS – The Investigatory Powers Tribunal today handed down its ruling in Kate Wilson’s epic ten-year legal battle over the use of undercover police against protest movements[i] The detailed, ground-breaking, 156-page ruling[ii] identified a “formidable list” of breaches of fundamental human … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: PRITI PATEL USED INCORRECT DATA ABOUT ILLEGAL RAVES TO JUSTIFY EMERGENCY POWERS FOR THE POLICE

FEATURES EXCLUSIVE: PRITI PATEL USED INCORRECT DATA ABOUT ILLEGAL RAVES TO JUSTIFY EMERGENCY POWERS FOR THE POLICE An investigation by Mixmag has found that The Met was using a flawed methodology to calculate the number of raves that it was … Continue reading

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Fight for Travellers rights at Drive to Survive demonstration in London

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Drive2Survive July 2021 : Travellers’ Times Films

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Tash’s Speech at the Kill the Bill demo, Nottingham

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‘The police bill is wiping out a culture’: New Travellers take a stand

If it becomes law, residing on land without permission would be a criminal offence, threatening a way of life for communities across the UK by Harriet Grant Guardian, Mon 5 Jul 2021 14.45 BST “Iam worried that not everyone knows what … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire Police : How we work with the media

Incidents How do we deal with photographers at incidents? The presence of a photographer or reporter at an incident doesn’t constitute any unlawful obstruction or interference and, where possible, our officers and staff should actively help you to do your … Continue reading

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Tash’s Traveller, Festival Rave etc …. Playlist of past broadcast programmes, about it all

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Fight for the right to party

For a brief moment, at vast and lawless raves such as Castlemorton, a generation glimpsed an alternative way of life. Speaking to survivors of the early 90s free party scene, Tim Guest tells the story of how the state crushed … Continue reading

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Privacy International launches new guide to resisting high tech police surveillance

It is possible in the near future that attendance at a protest, or a ‘trespass’, might constitute an offence. It thus follows that the police would look for coroberating evidence to back up such a charge … and obviously surveillance … Continue reading

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The Police Bill – new threat or just lazy racism?

Johnny Eastleigh looks at 500 years of attempts by parliament to create outlaws of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller population It’s no news to any of us anymore that Romany people were targets of the Egyptians Act 1530. The Act went … Continue reading

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Zine 39 Stoney Cross, June 1986

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Stoney Cross

5th JUNE 1986 Stoney Cross, Hampshire. Operation Daybreak eviction from site and ‘The Walk’. A year after the Beanfield…. and still they haven’t finished yet [KillTheBill]. Upwards xxhttps://www.facebook.com/tashuk/posts/10158552103536799 Beanfield set from earlier https://www.facebook.com/tashuk/posts/10158544497391799

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10 Facts Every Street Photographer MUST KNOW

If you take photographs or film in public, you need to be aware of these essential facts. There is no general law that prohibits #photography/videography in public, but there are some essential caveats to be aware of. From photography in … Continue reading

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Zine :: Castlemorton Common. May 1992

The annual Avon Free Festival which had been occurring in the area around the May bank holiday for several years, albeit in different locations. [Inglestone, Sodbury Commons etc]. However, 1992 was the year Avon and Somerset Police intended to put … Continue reading

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Why photographing the police is an essential right

Why photographing the police is an essential rightA new law in France could restrict sharing images of police. Here, photographer Alan Lodge reflects on the importance of documenting law enforcement. Last Saturday, Parisians rallied together at the Place de la … Continue reading

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