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5 key moments in history that led to the Police and Crime Act

Now the government has restricted peaceful protest, criminal defence solicitor Matt Foot explains the history of violent policing at protests and outlines how we got here.

Police used ‘excessive force’ during Bristol Kill the Bill protests, as parliamentary inquiry finds ‘significant failings’

‘I was pretty scared so I was just in a ball’: Protesters speak out about police violence

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Bristol’s fourth Police and Crime Bill protest remains peaceful after hands-off policing

After last week’s protests against the Police and Crime Bill saw heavy-handed policing and clashes with protesters, the city’s fourth demo last night went ahead peacefully with no intervention from the police.

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Debunked: Expired MOT does not prove police vehicle fires were ‘staged’

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Police and Mayor ‘decided collectively’ to clear sit-down protest on College Green

How Bristol politicians and election candidates have responded to Friday’s Police and Crime Bill protest

Statements by the parties and candidates on protests and policing in the lead up to May’s local elections.

Watch: Police forcefully break up Police and Crime Bill sit-down protest followed by major clashes

Around 1,000 defied Covid-19 restrictions to attend the third protest against the Police and Crime Bill in the space of a week.

Police violently shut down peaceful sit down occupation of College Green

The protest was peaceful before police arrived, with participants sitting down listening to speeches and singing.

Bristol and the Police and Crime bill; A day and night of protest and unrest

As videos gripped the world from the clashes on Sunday night, a report on the day’s events and how thousands protested against the Police and Crime Bill.

PHOTOESSAY: Scenes from a protest, scenes from a riot

A day and night of protest.