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Kettling of G20 protesters by police was illegal, high court rules – The Guardian

“The high court has ruled that the Metropolitan police broke the law in the way they ‘kettled’ protesters at the G20 demonstrations in 2009.”

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The Guardian, 14th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

London G20 demo: ‘Kettling’ tactic ruling due – BBC News

“A High Court ruling on whether police in London acted lawfully when they used “kettling” tactics at the G20 protests two years ago is expected later.

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BBC News, 14th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police may be given new powers after cuts protest, says home secretary – The Guardian

“The government will consider giving the police new powers, including the banning of face coverings, following the weekend’s anti-cuts march, the home secretary, Theresa May, has said.”

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The Guardian, 28th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Police ‘illegally’ kettled peaceful G20 protesters for four hours, court hears – The Guardian

“Police officers illegally kettled peaceful climate activists at the G20 protests in 2009 to stop their gathering being ‘hijacked’ by violent protesters from another demonstration, the high court has heard.”

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The Guardian, 22nd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man guilty of burning poppies at Armistice Day protest – BBC News

“A man has been found guilty of burning poppies at a protest in west London on Armistice Day.”

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BBC News, 7th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Acpo chief calls for judicial oversight of undercover police operations – The Guardian

“Sir Hugh Orde, president of Association of Chief Police Officers, says benefits of judicial oversight of future operations would ‘far outweigh additional administrative burden’.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Teenager cleared of throwing can at Facebook party – The Independent

“A judge threw out the case against a teenager accused of throwing a beer can at police outside a party invaded by 200 gatecrashers after it was advertised on Facebook.”

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The Independent, 6th July 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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