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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