Time to clean up the police force

Time to clean up the police force Camden New Journal LETTERS 15 Oct 2021 ‘How can we expect convictions of violent men when police abusers protect other abusers inside and outside the force?’• AS Camden women’s organisations, we welcome the CNJ’s article and Comment on women’s safety. Since then national newspapers have criticised the institutional …

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Police violence against women

Police violence against women All eyes are on the murder of Sarah Everard, her abduction under cover of a false arrest, and the horrors she endured at the hands of the serving police officer who raped and then murdered her due to be sentenced today. Our hearts and thoughts are with her family and friends, …

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Rallying Against the Police Bill

Morning Star 22 Sept 2021 Rallying Against the Police Bill Women and allies are joining a movement that’s coming together across Britain to opose the government’s onslaught of harmful legislation, say SARA CALLAWAY and LISA LONGSTAFF AS THE Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was debated in the Lords last week, women held a lively …

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Women protest vs the Police Bill

Women protest vs the Police Bill Old Palace Yard SW1P 3JY (opp House of Lords) All welcome, Tues 14 Sept, 1pm Protect women, protect the planet. Tell the Lords to #KilltheBill Called by Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike & Women Against Rape.  Women are at the forefront of peaceful direct actions vs rape & …

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Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill

Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill Women Against Rape & Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike We have been organising for decades for protection and justice from a pandemic of sexual and domestic violence against women and children, reinforced by policies of austerity that target us, undermining our financial independence and …

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Evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Police, Crime, Courts & Sentencing Bill

Evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Police, Crime, Courts and Sentencing Bill Please see our answers below each of the Committee’s questions in its Terms of Reference, which are in italics Does the power to extract information from electronic devices set out in Chapter 3 of Part 2 of the Bill comply …

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KillTheBill – 1 May

The Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is a major threat to all justice movements. The police don’t use the powers they have to properly investigate rape, domestic violence, racist attacks, and other violence we report. Worse, they abuse their powers: women police officers have joined the public outpouring on sexual abuse by male colleagues. …

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Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill

Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/CopStatfinal.mp4 We are determined to stop this repressive and unwarranted Bill.  We will continue to and hold the police to account.  We demand protection and justice for anyone who’s suffered male violence – including by the police.  Please watch & share our video on social media. Please also share …

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H&H OPINION: Police Bill: 5 years for rape, 10 for damaging a slaver statue

OPINION Police Bill: 5 years for rape, 10 for damaging a slaver statue Lisa Longstaff, Women Against Rape Women Against Rape, protesting in Parliament Square – Credit: Women Against Rape The strength of feeling provoked by Sarah Everard’s murder and the police response to women paying their respects remind us of the fury at the police killing of …

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Police response to women’s outcry at Sarah Everard’s murder discredits Bill to increase police powers

Police response to women’s outcry at Sarah Everard’s murder discredits Bill to increase police powers We are shocked but not surprised at the police response to women’s distress and fury at the murder of Sarah Everard.  When thousands of women took to social media, Met chief Cressida Dick said not to worry because such murders …

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