Archive for the 'violent disorder' Category

Student protester who threw fire extinguisher from roof jailed – The Guardian

“A student who admitted throwing a fire extinguisher from the roof of Millbank Tower during November’s tuition fees protests was sentenced to 32 months in jail today by a judge who warned those who abuse the right of peaceful protest to expect lengthy custodial sentences.”

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The Guardian, 11th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bradford man banned from football grounds for disorder – BBC News

“A 19-year-old Bradford man has been banned from entering football grounds in England and Wales for five years.”

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BBC News, 19th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Pair jailed for life for murder of pub landlord – The Independent

“Two men were jailed for life today for killing a pub landlord shot dead after a ‘trivial’ row over a laser pen shone at a car, police said.”

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The Independent, 6th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Israeli embassy Gaza protesters have sentences cut – BBC News

“Seven protesters arrested after a demonstration in London against Israel’s invasion of Gaza have won cuts in their sentences of up to 18 months.”

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BBC News, 13th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police payout after fans ‘locked in’ pub before match – BBC News

“Eighty football fans have shared nearly £200,000 in compensation and won an apology from police who trapped them in a pub before a Manchester United game.”

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BBC News, 25th June 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Jury acquits G20 protester accused of being ringleader in clashes – The Guardian

“His bloodied face became the symbol of violent G20 demonstrators seemingly intent on attacking police. But the man whose angry remonstrations with police at the protests in April last year were relayed live on television news, and later emblazoned across newspaper front pages, was not the rioter he was depicted as.”

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The Guardian, 11th June 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Inquiry call after video evidence clears man accused of violence at protest – The Guardian

“Lawyers have called for an inquiry into the prosecution of a man accused of violent disorder at demonstrations after claiming that the police delayed releasing vital video footage which proved his innocence.”

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The Guardian, 25th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v NW – WLR Daily

Regina v NW [2010] EWCA Crim 404; [2010] WLR (D) 62

“The words ‘present together’ in the expression ‘Where three or more persons who are present together’ in s 2(1) of the Public Order Act 1986 denoted no more than that the persons concerned were in the same place at the same time.”

WLR Daily, 4th March 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Student jailed for G20 window smashing – The Independent

“A student who threw a computer monitor through a bank window as part of last year’s G20 protests was jailed for two-and-a-half years today.”

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The Independent, 12th February 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Trio jailed for beating teenager – BBC News

“Three men have been jailed at the Old Bailey for attacking a teenager who was later stabbed to death.”

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BBC News, 13th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Jail for revenge killing ‘posse’ – BBC News

“A father and son have been jailed for their part in the death of a 19-year-old who was killed in a revenge attack.”

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BBC News, 11th December 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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