Schlagwort: Protest Policing
Report in Germany accuses police of „direct brutality“ at protest in Lützerath
The police actions around Lützerath two months ago violated the freedom of assembly on several levels, write 14 observers from the Constitutional Rights Committee in a detailed report on the eviction of the brown coal village. They see a fundamental problem in the police monopoly on the use of force. If North Rhine-Westphalia’s Interior Minister […]
German travel ban: Using passenger data against international Antifa?
Since the G8 summit in Genoa in 2001, travel bans have been imposed on left-wing activists – but this was first introduced against football fans. Now the German Federal Police prevented the chairman of the VVN-BdA from leaving the country at the airport. Already on 24 February, the Federal Police in Germany had prevented the […]
Undercover operations: UK special court sentences police for sexual relations
In at least 27 cases, British police officers have deceived women and entered into intimate relationships with them in undercover missions. According to a verdict handed down yesterday, the police force in charge also interfered with the physical integrity, privacy and political activities of those involved. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) in London ruled yesterday […]