The human rights committee of the UK parliament has called for evidence on the government’s new bill that would give police greater powers to restrict protest.
Civil liberties campaigners have condemned police plans for dealing with demonstrations as an “assault” on human rights.
Five women campaigners have welcomed a legal ruling which allows them to continue their long-running opposition to an injunction against protests at oil sites in Sussex and Surrey.
Lawyers for UK Oil & Gas said five women campaigners should be barred from trying to quash an injunction against protests at its sites in Surrey and Sussex.
“Priced out of justice” – environment organisation forced to withdraw from challenge to fracking protest injunction
Friends of the Earth said today the threat of “huge financial penalties” had forced it to withdraw from a court challenge to Cuadrilla’s injunction against protests outside its fracking site near Blackpool.
A panel of judges at an internationally-recognised tribunal has urged the United Nations to ban fracking.
The campaign groups, Friends of the Earth and Liberty, has been granted permission to intervene in the case of three anti-fracking protesters who are appealing today against their prison sentences.
A panel of judges at an internationally-recognised tribunal has concluded that governments and industry have failed in their obligations to protect the public from the impacts of fracking.
An internationally-recognised tribunal will begin examining evidence today on whether fracking breaches human rights.
Bianca Jagger is calling on UK Oil and Gas, the company behind oil exploration at sites in southern England, to withdraw its proposed injunction against environmental protesters.