Last weekend, protests in Bristol were met with horrifying levels of police brutality. These scenes should galvanise people in defending their fundamental right to protest, writes the MP for Coventry South.
Thanks to Sisters Uncut’s tireless campaigning, an authoritarian bill that intends to crack down on protesting and increase police powers has been delayed until at least the summer, reports Politics Editor Ben Smoke.
Last week, women who’d come together to grieve the murder of a woman were brutalised by the Met. It served as yet another horrifying confirmation of just how deep institutional misogyny runs, writes Micha Frazer-Carroll.
An alleged police beating in the city’s suburbia has violently unleashed pent-up anger over an out-of-control police force and the government’s mishandling of the pandemic and destruction of democratic rights.