Tag archive for ‘policing’
By admin On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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Paris beefs up policing amid ‘lack of respect’ for Covid-19 rules as France mulls tighter lockdown

France is to increase policing in Paris and other big cities amid a “lack of respect” for Covid restrictions, the prime minister has said, warning that lockdown could be tightened if the situation worsens in More...

By admin On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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Policing of UK BLM Protests Was Institutionally Racist, New Report Finds

The policing of this summer’s UK Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests was institutionally racist, according to a report released today by the Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol).  Informed by over 100 witness More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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Neville Lawrence, the father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, and undercover policing tactics victim Sharon Grant hold a letter addressed to Home Secretary Amber Rudd outside the Home Office in London

Neville Lawrence, the father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, and undercover policing tactics victim Sharon Grant hold a letter addressed to then home secretary Amber Rudd outside the Home Office More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Former miners outside the Scottish Parliament ahead of the Scottish Government’s response to recommendations made by the Independent Review of the Policing of the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

Former miners outside the Scottish Parliament ahead of the Scottish Government’s response to recommendations made by the Independent Review of the Policing of the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike Morning More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Racist policing escalates: We need to overthrow the system

A police station in north west London was blockaded last Friday after a 14-year-old was arrested. Police alleged that they had smelled cannabis and found drugs nearby. The 4Front Project – a youth organisation More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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German officials warn of ‘language policing’ after Stuttgart mayor calls for gender-neutral vocabulary

Stuttgart’s Mayor Fritz Kuhn has been rebuffed by his state’s ministers, after rolling out gender-neutral language protocols for city employees, according to German media reports. The new guidelines would urge More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Coronavirus rules are being used as a tool of racist policing

The UK Government needs to repeal its coronavirus legislation, which has been shown so far to be totally unnecessary – and discriminatory.   The Independent reported this week that all 89 charges finalised More...

By admin On Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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Policing Has No Place in Mental Health Support

Ask people to name the frontline mental health service in the UK and you’ll probably receive a few different answers. Some might say specialist mental health crisis teams, others the ambulance service, or even More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Of Course Israel Exports Arms and Policing Practices, It Has Spent Decades ‘Battle-Testing’ Them on Palestinians

Since the Black Lives Matter uprising in the US, conversations on structural racism and police brutality have taken centre stage internationally. Perhaps most inspiring has been the profound discussions taking More...

By admin On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Young people need help – not aggressive policing

When it comes to knife crime, politicians and reporters continue to miss the point. Knife crime has hit record levels with 44,771 offences in 2018-19 – with 49% of all knife crime offenders in London being teenagers More...