Outlawing legitimate protest and targeting campaign groups is dangerous and unsustainable

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic and and Black Lives Matter protests have seen policing face new and unique challenges over recent months; but as crowd control specialist Owen West points out, attempting to ban legitimate demonstrations and reclassifying protest groups as serious crime organisations or domestic extremists is both dangerous and futile.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPolicing Insight
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2020

Keywords

  • Policing

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