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Police

Publications' public funding, contentious consumption, and Catholic chutzpah

Once upon a time there were far more political bookshops around the country than the handful left today, including several right in the heart of central London's bookselling zone around Cha

Tuesday 23 May: STOP PRESS ...

Just before 3am on Tuesday 23 May, around 50 police swooped on Brian Haw and his supporters in Parliament Square. Their instructions were to remove most of the anti-war display.

Police swoop on five-year protest

On 8 May, Brian Haw's exemption from the ban on unauthorised protest under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (SOCPA) came to an end.

Editorial: I fought the law ...

"We do not expect justice, not from this court, nor any other.
We don't believe in your laws, your sentences, your jails.
So why claim a right that means nothing to us?
This contradiction bothers us, of course."
Aubonne Support Group

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Evian trial: Swiss police acquitted

On 16 February 2006, two police officers were acquitted of charges of causing severe bodily harm to two activists who narrowly escaped with their lives after a police officer cut a climbing

Daring dialogue?

Heavy-handed police halt peaceful protest

On Saturday 13 August, shoppers in Brighton town centre witnessed the extent to which our right to protest is being curtailed, when a peaceful demonstration against arms manufacturer EDO was abrupt

Raver dies as riot police move in

"Czechtek", the electronic music festival that takes place annually in the Czech Republic, was recently brought to a violent end when over 1000 heavily armed riot police moved in and attacked revel

Bush demo arrestees call for solidarity

Anti-war activists have called for solidarity as over 20 people face charges following the demonstration against George W Bush’s UK visit in June.

Scottish police dismantle Trident sub

Early on 11 March officers from Lothian and Borders Police dismantled a large model Trident nuclear weapon submarine which had blocked the street outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh for 14

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