Netpol raises questions over legality of arrests at recent Extinction Rebellion action
Netpol, the network for police monitoring that was co-founded by Quaker Sam Walton, has raised questions over the legality of arrests made at a recent Extinction Rebellion (XR) action. ‘We are hearing that a group of @XRebellionUK cyclists are being kettled and arrested on Lambeth Bridge,’ Netpol tweeted. ‘This reminds us of the time a critical mass was mass-arrested at the 2012 Olympics. It was illegal then too and the police had to compensate people.’
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