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Police Bill 2021


XR co-founder arrested for conspiracy as state ramps up repression

XR co-founder arrested for conspiracy as state ramps up repression The co-founder of Extinction Rebellion (XR) has been arrested for conspiracy to commit fraud and criminal damage on Tuesday.

Cops in Dalian Atkinson case ‘colluded’, court hears

Cops in Dalian Atkinson case ‘colluded’, court hears The two West Mercia police officers, on trial over the death of former footballer Dalian Atkinson in August 2016, have been accused of “collusion”.

Thousands join marches against Tory police bill across Britain

Thousands join marches against Tory police bill across Britain Around 4,000 people marched against the Tories’ protest-smashing police bill in London on International Workers’ Day, Saturday.

Police officer beat black woman 34 times—but he isn’t facing assault charges

Police officer beat black woman 34 times—but he isn’t facing assault charges 'Rather than helping her as he should have done, he violently assaulted her,' says the victim's cousin

Join the Kill The Bill protests on 1 May

Join the Kill The Bill protests on 1 May Here are details of protests that have been advertised for Saturday 1 May and Monday 3 May against the police bill. Socialist Worker urges all its readers to take part.

Unite and fight to Kill the Bill

Unite and fight to Kill the Bill It’s time to take to the streets in greater numbers to kill the Tories’ police bill.

Essex cops target opposition to school’s military programme

26 April 2021
Does challenging a school’s policies warrant a visit from the cops? Essex police seem to think so.

Trade unionists vow to join fight to kill Tory police bill

23 April 2021
Around 150 trade unionists resolved to take on the Tories’ repressive police bill at a meeting on Thursday night.

Thousands take to streets against Tory police bill

17 April 2021
Over 1,000 people took to the streets of London on Saturday as part of the second Kill The Bill day of action.

Here are the Kill The Bill protests this weekend

15 April 2021
These are protests that have been advertised for Saturday and Sunday against the police bill.

Join actions this weekend to kill the Tory police bill

13 April 2021
The second major Kill the Bill day of action on Saturday should be a day of anger, resistance and defiance.

Defend the Shell 7

13 April 2021
The trial began on Monday of seven people, including two Extinction Rebellion co-founders, charged with £25,000 of criminal damage at Shell’s London headquarters.

Repression is rulers’ response to crisis

13 April 2021
The Tory government’s Police and Crime Bill is a very nasty attack on civil liberties. But it’s not an aberration.

How workers battled to kill the bill in 1971

11 April 2021
In 1971, workers fought against an authoritarian Tory law, chanting, ‘Kill The Bill’. Isabel Ringrose argues we need the same spirit of militancy to kill the Tory police bill today

To kill the bill, protests must continue to grow

05 April 2021
The police are taking their revenge on people who have joined Kill The Bill protests.

Protests at new level as thousands march across Britain against police bill

03 April 2021
From London to Glasgow, from Weymouth to Newcastle, protesters poured on to the streets

Why are Travellers, Roma and Gypsies oppressed?

03 April 2021
While the Tories are ramming through a police bill that will make life harder for Travellers, Roma and Gypsies, Labour are scapegoating them ahead of local elections.

Anger as police action at Clapham Common is deemed to have been ‘justified’

30 March 2021
A "watchdog"—in truth a tame servant—has found the Metropolitan Police “acted appropriately” at the vigil held for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common earlier this month.

How to join the Kill The Bill protests on 2, 3, 4 April

30 March 2021
A list of some of the protests set for the Easter holiday

Key issues in the fight against the police bill

29 March 2021
With protests growing around Britain, Isabel Ringrose looks at what’s at stake—and what we can do

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