UK Government creating hostile environment for peaceful protest

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Date of Publication: June 17

Year of Publication: 2022

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: UK Parliament

New policing powers risk creating a hostile environment for peaceful protestors, the Joint Committee on Human Rights warns in a report published following legislative scrutiny of the Public Order Bill.

Designed to combat disruptive protests, the draft legislation would instead have a “chilling effect” on the right to peaceful protest, putting fundamental democratic rights at risk.

 Read the full article here and watch George Monbiot’s related video below – is the UK sleepwalking into a dictatorship?

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