Tag: Protest

Pro-Palestinian Protesters take to the Streets in Central London

Thousands of people took to the streets in Central London today to protest Israel’s recent actions against the Gaza Strip and to stand in solidarity with Palestine. This comes during an intense aerial bombardment campaign by Israel in retaliation to rocket attacks launched by Hamas from the Gaza strip. Hamas has claimed the initial rocket

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Police and Protestors Clash in Central London

Police and protestors clashed on Saturday as thousands took to Oxford Street in Central London to protest the national lockdown.   Piers Corbyn, brother of ex-Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, and actor Laurence Fox were among the protestors. The protest saw minimal social distancing with many protestors challenging mask-wearing bystanders as well as police. One protestor

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New Legislation Gives Police Power to “Tackle Non-Violent Protests”

The Government has unveiled new legislation that will overhaul the justice system and gives police the power to break up non-violent protests. The Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill was met with a mixed response after its first reading in the House of Commons on March 9. According to a government press release, the bill

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