‘Oppressive and wrong’: green activists urge Labour to vote against policing bill

Justice groups say bill will undermine right to protest at critical time in fight to avoid climate catastrophe

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Climate activist groups are urging the Labour party to oppose a policing bill they say will undermine the right to protest at a critical moment in the fight to avoid climate breakdown.

Youth campaigners have joined other environment and climate justice groups, from Greenpeace to Extinction Rebellion, to call on the Labour leader, Keir Starmer, to whip his MPs and peers to vote against the police and crime bill, which they say is a “devastating attack on our democratic right to be heard on the issues that matter most to us”.

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