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12 december 2019

Fracking: How the police response is threatening the right to protest

Fracking: How the police response is threatening the right to protest

New research on peoples’ experiences of policing at anti-fracking protests has pointed to an increasing criminalisation of non-violent protest. One of the researchers, Dr Will Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Liverpool John Moores University, explores the police’s approach to protesters and the implications it has for police legitimacy.

The UK government has announced an immediate moratorium on fracking. The decision came after new scientific analysis concluded it was not possible to “rule out future unacceptable impacts”.

Lees verder via policinginsight.com

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