Five years ago a landmark judgement known as Austin v UK was handed down, which still has huge significance for policing in this country.
Speech & Protest
Human rights means that we are free to speak our minds in public, journalists’ sources must be protected, the state can’t interfere with peaceful protests without a good reason.
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What Have Human rights done for Speech & Protest?
The state can’t interfere with peaceful protest with no good reason
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An activist group, which had peacefully protested near a nuclear weapons site for more than 20 years, was banned from camping near the site. This violated their right to freedom of expression.