This is the essential guide for any protestor who wants to know their rights. It draws on legal philosophy, International Human Rights Law, the European Convention on Human Rights and the ordinary law of England and Wales to provide you with all you need to know on the day of action. More
Is kettling illegal? Do I have the right to civil disobedience? When can police use their stop and search powers? Drawing on legal philosophy, International Human Rights Law, the European Convention on Human Rights and the ordinary law of England and Wales, this concise and comprehensive guide to protestors’ rights will give you the answers to all these questions and more. Armed with knowledge of the law, on the day of action you will be able to know what you can legally do as a protestor, and what the authorities can’t do. Each chapter is divided into two sections: the first deals with the Detail of the law for if you really want to know your stuff; the second is a Summary of all that has come before in the chapter, small and compact enough to take with you when you’re at the demonstration.