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September 25, 2020

America's racist police: Payouts cannot fix culture of violence

In the US, where hundreds of Black people fall victim to police brutality each year, very few police officers are ever prosecuted or convicted for the violence they inflict on the communities and...

Police 'spied on me 24/7 to dig for dirt'

There has rightly been shock and horror expressed from the British prime minister downwards following revelations that undercover police spied on the family of murdered Black teenager Stephen Lawrence 20 years ago to dig up stuff about their priv ...

Would you have helped Nigella Lawson?

Everyone's been pretty shocked by the photos of Charles Saatchi's assault on his wife Nigella Lawson for which he has now received a police caution.Just out of interest, I looked up the criteria for giving a caution and the procedures for doing so ...

London police force reveals warrant card abuse by officers

Scotland Yard has published details of dozens of complaints about misuse of warrant cards by its Metropolitan Police officers. This includes one against an off-duty officer who gained free entry to a football match by showing her warrant card and claiming ...

UK anti-terror laws 'a threat to student activists'

Student activism may be at risk as a result of new anti-terror rules set out by the British government, with protesters facing Public Order Offence charges if police believe them to be involved in suspicious activities.In a compendium of new measures push ...

Internet companies 'to profit from UK snooping bill'

In an increasing climate of mass surveillance, concerns over Briton’s depreciating privacy rights have been compounded by figures released under the Freedom of Information law.The figures, published today by privacy rights campaign group Big Brother ...

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