Stop and search

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Stop and search

The Government has made it easier for police to stop and search people they don’t even suspect have committed a crime. This is a recipe for discrimination. ‘Suspicionless’ stop and search powers must be scrapped.

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October 27, 2020

New figures show racism in stop and search persists

Liberty has responded to news that racial disproportionality in police use of stop and search persists.

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July 27, 2020

SIX WAYS TO STOP SPIRALLING RACIAL DISPROPORTIONALITY IN UK POLICING

Racism in UK policing has a long history. But powers and practices in force today risk further entrenching, rather than alleviating, this injustice. Politicians of all parties must urgently tackle spiralling racial disproportionality in UK policing and across the criminal justice system more broadly.

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March 29, 2019

Quick fixes to knife crime would put our rights at risk

Serious youth violence is a human rights issue. It demands an evidence-based, just and coherent response.

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Stop and Account

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July 27, 2020

PANDEMIC OF POLICE POWERS: LIBERTY REVEALS SCALE OF MISUSE OF POLICE POWERS UNDER LOCKDOWN

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UK Black Pride: advice and information

To celebrate UK Black Pride, Liberty has produced some resources for LGBTQ+ people of colour. Here you can find some advice and information on interacting with the police, attending a protest, and what to do if you’ve ever arrested.

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July 27, 2020

Discriminatory policing in the UK: How Coronavirus made existing inequalities even worse

Over-bearing and discriminatory policing during the coronavirus lockdown, in conjunction with Black Lives Matter protests, has put UK policing in the spotlight. It’s time for meaningful action on police discrimination, and for the Government to withdraw the dangerously broad powers handed to police under the pretext of public health.

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April 10, 2018

Police and politicians’ response to violent crime risks being counter-productive

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April 20, 2017

#StopSharing patient information

Today we join Doctors of the World in calling for the Government to #StopSharing patients’ data with the Home Office.

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March 14, 2018

Know your rights: police stop and scan technology

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