Ban Kettling

2,050 Signatures Goal: 5,000

"We the undersigned call for the Metropolitan Police Authority to ban the tactic of containment (kettling) of demonstrations, where there is not the threat of violence between conflicting groups of protesters, as it damages the community’s trust in the police and confidence in the right to protest."

 

On the 24th November demonstrators were kettled by the Metropolitan Police in Whitehall for up to 9 hours. These demonstrators were prevented from marching to Parliament and were in effect imprisoned and punished for attending a protest. In contrast on the 30th November protestors evaded the police no damage was caused and the protest remained peaceful until it was kettled and around 150 people were arrested.

 

When police kettle demonstrations, where there is not the threat of violence between conflicting groups of protesters, they damage the community’s trust in the police and confidence in the right to protest. We call on the MPA to ban the tactic of containment (kettling) in order to restore confidence in the police.

 

(Anyone can sign this petition but in order to present this to the MPA a minimum of 100 signatures must come from people who live or work in the Metropolitan Police District, that is why we ask for postcodes)

This petition is on behalf of the Young Greens (http://younggreens.greenparty.org.uk/)

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