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A war on dissent? The shrinking space for protest in the #UK

The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) campaigns against police surveillance on political dissent and the regular smearing of activists and groups as “domestic extremists”. Kevin Blowe explains how the police are closing down the space for protest in the UK.

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#EndeGelaende: 1200 people kettled at #Dueren station – “Inadmissible deprivation of liberty”

October 26, 2018: Statement by the Ende Gelaende coalition about todays (and ongoing) police repression against activists in Dueren, Germany. Dueren is near to Hambacher forest and RWE’s open pit mine.

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Repression against refugees in #Bavaria: “Show police presence” and “make an impression”

Bavaria, German territory: A refugee camp in an industrial hall in Stephansposching (branch of the Ankerzentrum Deggendorf) was invaded by masked and heavily armed intruders with machine guns and long sticks.

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Cop Map – report cops in your area – #CopWatch

Body-cams, preventive surveillance of your communication and manipulation of data, DNA analyses for racial profiling, and unlimited preventive detention without the right to a public defender: Bavaria’s new police-assignment legislation (PAG) has it all.

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