#Police

  • Article: UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 21, 2019

    A UN rapporteur has warned that the London ban might be used elsewhere to suppress climate protests. Read more

  • Article: Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Any assembly of two or more people linked to the climate group is now illegal. Read more

  • Article: Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 16, 2019

    The decline comes amid growing concerns that the justice system is failing rape victims. Read more

  • Article: Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 16, 2019

    Just two people have been convicted since Britain banned forced marriage in 2014. Read more

  • Article: Rise of Homophobia in Britain Condemned After Violent Attacks on Same-Sex Couples

    Rise of Homophobia in Britain Condemned After Violent Attacks on Same-Sex Couples

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2019

    Two recent attacks in London and Southampton have focused attention on rising hate crime. Read more

  • Article: British Police Make Slavery Victims Feel Less Safe, Warns 'Super-Complaint'

    British Police Make Slavery Victims Feel Less Safe, Warns 'Super-Complaint'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 25, 2019

    A landmark complaint has been filed to a watchdog over fears slaves are treated like criminals. Read more

  • Article: Seoul Will Now Check Public Toilets Daily as Anger Boils Over 'Spycam Porn'

    Seoul Will Now Check Public Toilets Daily as Anger Boils Over 'Spycam Porn'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 3, 2018

    Perpetrators in South Korea are using tiny, hidden cameras to film women in public places. Read more

  • Article: Emma Thompson's Message On Empowerment Is Something We All Need to Hear

    Emma Thompson's Message On Empowerment Is Something We All Need to Hear

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2018

    Nearly 70% of British women didn't report harassment to police. And Thompson has something to say. Read more