This government knows it's on borrowed time - that's why it's torching our freedoms | George Monbiot
In relationships, controlling and coercive behaviour is now a criminal offence. In British politics, it is glorifiedDon't let them talk to you about freedom. This government is stripping out fundamental liberties with the speed and determination you would expect in the aftermath of a military coup. Knowing that their days in office are numbered, the Conservatives seem to be snuffing out democracy as quickly as they can.Even before the latest amendment, the public order bill was the most repressive legislation of the modern era, potentially criminalising all meaningful protest. If Rishi Sunak's new proposal is passed, protests can be stopped before they begin on the grounds that they might be "disruptive". Disruptive protest was redefined by last year's Police Act to include noise. Now the definition is being further extended to incorporate "slow marching". This Minority Report amendment puts us on the wrong side of the law before we even raise our hands in objection. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/jan/18/freedoms-controlling-coercive-behaviour
Zdroj: The Guardian
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