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Man dies after UK Police taser him

A man has died after police shot him with a Taser during an arrest. “The man became unwell following the arrest and was taken to Furness General Hospital by officers.” The man, who was in his 20s, died later in … Continue reading

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US police have face recognition tech, will it come to the UK?

An interesting article over on Lib Com questions whether UK police would abuse this new technology.  Terrifying. Article

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Anarchism – report it to the Police!

“A weekly briefing by the City of Westminster’s ‘Counter Terrorist [sic] Focus Desk’ (see here – PDF file) calls for al anarchist activities and events to be reported to the police. Next to an anarchist symbol, the briefing states: Anarchism … Continue reading

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ATOS response to recording Work Capability Assessments

Well, well, this isn’t surprising… Article here

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UK politically motivated arrests and long sentences

Charlie Gilmour has recently dominated headlines for being sentenced for 16 months for ‘violent disorder‘ for his behaviour at the student protests last year. Link Joining him, Francis Fernie, student who was involved with protests outside of Fortnum & Mason … Continue reading

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Clause 12 – trouble on the horizon

Cameron’s proposed Sentencing and Legal Aid bill seems like a sneaky way to deter activists and anyone who wants to protest against the Government. The tricky Clause 12 would state that arrestees may or may not have free legal aid … Continue reading

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