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Police Bill 2021


Cops’ horrific sexism meant victimisation for speaking out

Cops’ horrific sexism meant victimisation for speaking out A woman firearms officer was victimised by Police Scotland colleagues in a “horrific” workplace culture condemned as an “absolute boys’ club”, an employment tribunal found last week.

Don’t line up with those who will crush protest

Don’t line up with those who will crush protest Led by home secretary Priti Patel, the Tories want to prevent any effective form of protest that stands in the way of their racist, profit-driven leadership.

London’s top cop must go after new insult to women

London’s top cop must go after new insult to women Since Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens was sentenced for the murder of Sarah Everard, cops have given women ­disgraceful “advice” on how to stay safe.

Pandemic was ‘golden ticket’ for cops to harass black people

Pandemic was ‘golden ticket’ for cops to harass black people Black people were more likely to be stopped by cops, threatened or subject to police violence and falsely accused of rule-breaking and wrong-doing during the pandemic.

No to the coronavirus act

No to the coronavirus act Boris Johnson has recklessly abandoned all the Covid-19 regulations such as mask wearing and social distancing. He has herded children and workers into unsafe schools.

Hundreds on XR march demand an end to climate destruction

Hundreds on XR march demand an end to climate destruction  'We’ve been explicit about the need to rebel against the system, and that it is an emergency,' said one protester

Rebel against police powers

31 August 2021
After a week of the “Impossible Rebellion” organised by Extinction Rebellion (XR), the police stepped up their repression to crush the climate protests.

Day of action called to Kill the Bill

17 August 2021
A day of action against the Tories’ protest-smashing police bill has been called for Saturday. Demonstrations are set to take place in London and other cities to resist the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts bill.

Reports round-up: Reject deal at JDE coffee plant

27 July 2021
Workers’ beautiful resistance at BCM

Sarah Everard’s killer pleads guilty—questions remain

13 July 2021
The cop who killed Sarah Everard pleaded guilty to her murder last week.

Travellers take to streets against Tory police bill

07 July 2021
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners launched a summer of discontent with a rally outside parliament on Wednesday.

Now ramp up the fight against Tory repression

06 July 2021
The Tories are ramming home a multi-pronged assault on basic rights.

Travellers organise resistance to Tory police bill

29 June 2021
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners from across Britain are uniting in a grassroots-led campaign.

More action needed as Tories’ hated anti-protest bill is back in Commons

29 June 2021
The Tories’ protest-smashing bill is due back in the House of Commons next week for discussion on amendments following the committee stage.

Extinction Rebellion protests take on media tycoons’ silence on scale of climate crisis

27 June 2021
The action was called to highlight the failure of the mainstream press to address the severity of the climate crisis

Gypsy, Roma, Traveller protest is set for 7 July in London

21 June 2021
A summer of campaigning against new anti-Traveller laws kicks off with a rally in Parliament Square

Rape conviction figures show how the system fails women

18 June 2021
The Tories have been forced to apologise for “failing” rape victims after the number of convictions for rape plummeted.

Resistance gives hope of break from Tory ‘normal’

01 June 2021
Everyone wants to get back to normal. But what does that mean? For most people it means being able to go about daily life without restrictions and without fear of picking up and passing on the virus.

BLM and Palestine—united in struggle

25 May 2021
One year ago the police murder of George Floyd sparked waves of anger and resistance around the world.

Don’t stop protest against the G7 gathering

24 May 2021
The leaders of some of the most powerful states in the world will gather in June in Carbis Bay, Cornwall for the G7 summit.

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