More than 600 people have signed an open letter to senior police officers calling for an end to the categorisation of political campaigning as “domestic extremism”.
A long-awaited consultation is underway on new guidance for policing protests.
The police monitoring group, Netpol, is claiming victory after senior officers agreed to a consultation on changes to guidance on policing anti-fracking protests.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: More questions and some answers on fracking protests and counter-terrorism policing Shale gas revenues and a sovereign wealth fund
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Caroline Flint on funding energy efficiency from shale tax revenues Alan Brown and Tom Elliott on plans for a shale wealth fund Mark Menzies on re-opening the Roseacre Wood public inquiry Baroness Jones on fracking opposition and counter terrorism
Policing of anti-fracking protests is undermining human rights and campaigns against shale gas, according to a new report.