3PB offers guidance about legitimate rights and anti social behaviour in Black Lives Matter protests

19th June 2020

3PB’s pupil barrister Mariya PeykovaMariya PeykovaCall: 2013 has reviewed the use of police tactics to disperse protestors and the fine line between protesting and anti social behaviour.

Over the last few weeks, there have been large-scale protests across the UK prompted by Black Lives Matters which have attracted large scale support, alongside rising complaints of anti-social behaviour.

The line between legitimate protesting and anti-social behaviour in law can be a fine one. In this article, Mariya reviews the detail of those fine lines and the tactical use and rights in law of police forces to disperse protestors.

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This document should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice. To discuss this article further, or to instruct one of our barristers for advice on this or any other matter, please contact Tom Cox on tom.cox@3pb.co.uk.