Hundreds of activists rally against police bill in London

Hundreds of activists rally against police bill in London

Hundreds of activists rally against police bill in London The action comes ahead of a crucial vote on the bill by peers on Monday undreds of activists have taken to the streets in London to protest against Government plans to give the police new powers to clamp down on demonstrators. The so-called “Kill the Bill” protesters are calling on the House of Lords to reject Home Secretary Priti Patel’s Policing Bill, amid concerns it “threatens the right to peaceful protest”. Demonstrations are taking place across the UK in cities including London, Bristol, Coventry, Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester Sheffield, Plymouth. The action comes ahead of a crucial vote on the bill by peers on Monday. Protesters describe it as a draconian crackdown on the right to assembly, freedom of expression and other …
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