Bristol’s Kill the Bill protests
Listen: Bristol Unpacked, with activist Jasmine York on being jailed after the Kill the Bill riots
Jasmine York, who was jailed for arson after the 2021 Kill the Bill riots, discusses those days that rocked the city, and abolishing prisons.
Police used ‘excessive force’ during Bristol Kill the Bill protests, parliamentary inquiry finds
A new report into policing of Bristol’s Kill the Bill protests and the Clapham vigil for Sarah Everard has found that police used excessive force and failed to distinguish between violent and peaceful protesters.
Debunked: Expired MOT does not prove police vehicle fires were ‘staged’
Ever since a police van and car were set alight during disturbances in Bristol, false claims have circulated on social media that the vehicles’ expired MOTs prove that the events were ‘staged’.
Police and Mayor ‘decided collectively’ to clear sit-down protest on College Green
In a candid radio interview with the Bristol Police Area Commander this morning, it was disclosed that police decided collectively with the Mayor to clear...
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.