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Letters—The police put us in danger at protests in Newcastle

26 March 2021
Our demonstration in Newcastle against the police bill and violence against women wasn’t as dramatic as the one in Bristol. But the police made us less safe.

Bristol police on the rampage against protesters for the second time in three days

24 March 2021
Riot cops attacked a peaceful protest on College Green in the centre of the city

Unite to smash the system of the real thugs

23 March 2021
There is a minority group of thugs in Britain that spread violence and misery. It consists of the Tories and the police.

Anger towards the police continues in Cardiff

23 March 2021
Protests in Cardiff, South Wales, continue to demand justice for Mohamud Hassan who died following contact with police.

Could longer sentences help to protect women? 

22 March 2021
A new movement has brought to the fore questions about how we beat sexism. Sadie Robinson argues liberation won’t come through the current justice system

Pepper spray, dogs, batons and horses—police were the real thugs in Bristol

22 March 2021
The establishment has reacted with horror to the furious protest that erupted in Bristol on Sunday. Around 5,000 people joined a demonstration against the new Tory police bill that would make it much harder for people to protest.

‘We’ll unite to kill Tory police bill,’ vow activists from across movements

18 March 2021
A call to unite and resist the Tories’ protest-smashing Police Bill went out from an online meeting

We need ‘serious disruption’ to kill Tory police bill

17 March 2021
MPs have taken another step towards making it much harder for people to protest in Britain.

Thousands take to streets as MPs clear way for protest-smashing Police Bill

16 March 2021
Chants of “Kill the Bill” rang out in Parliament Square on Tuesday night. Thousands of people took to the streets against a new assault on the right to protest—as well as sexism and the police.

Protests have power to disrupt their system

16 March 2021
The rage of women on the streets across Britain this week at the system and the police showed the state was losing control.

The establishment quakes following police violence

16 March 2021
The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

Protests say Met boss should go

16 March 2021
Calls are growing louder for Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Cressida Dick to resign following the police’s violent handling of the Sarah Everard vigil last Saturday.

Join day of action on 20 March—say no to racism

16 March 2021
Anti-racists worldwide are preparing to mobilise in street protests and online rallies this Saturday.

Third night of mass protest takes on sexism and police repression

15 March 2021
Over 1,000 angry protesters raged through the streets of central London on Monday on the third night of protest against the sexist system

The alleged killer of Sarah Everard belonged to institutionally sexist force

15 March 2021
Wayne Couzens is charged with the ­kidnapping and murder of Sarah Everard. He is a ­firearms officer from Scotland Yard’s elite Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.

Fury on streets over violence against women and Tory police bill

14 March 2021
Rage against the sexist system returned to the streets on Sunday as around 4,000 people protested in central London

Tories’ draconian police bill will ensure many more repeats of Clapham Common

14 March 2021
What happened on Clapham Common on Saturday evening will be repeated, but more often and with more brutality if a new bill goes through parliament.

Thousands defy police bans to demand an end to violence against women

13 March 2021
A furious crowd confronted the cops in Clapham Common, south London, on Saturday. Protesters defied a ban to gather and pay their respects to Sarah Everard

Outrage after court allows police ban of Reclaim These Streets vigils

12 March 2021
In a disgraceful verdict the High Court has refused to set aside the police ban on a Reclaim These Streets vigil on Clapham Common

Police arrests follow anti-racist protests in Cardiff

11 March 2021
Those facing charges or potential charges took part in demonstrations after the death of Mohamud Hassan

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