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Police Bill 2021


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

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

Rape conviction figures show how the system fails women 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’

Resistance gives hope of break from Tory ‘normal’ 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

BLM and Palestine—united in struggle 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

Don’t stop protest against the G7 gathering The leaders of some of the most powerful states in the world will gather in June in Carbis Bay, Cornwall for the G7 summit.

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

11 May 2021
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

01 May 2021
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

01 May 2021
'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

27 April 2021
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

27 April 2021
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.

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