The Crime, Policing, Sentencing and Courts Bill has been widely criticised for its attack on travellers’ rights, protest rights and for the deepening the racism of the criminal justice system. Kat Hobbs sets out the problems with the Bill and proposes a solution to retain our rights to protest.
Marwan Darweish and Andrew Rigby discuss the current crisis in Israel and Palestine in the context of 75 years of violence, occupation, protest and resistance. They conclude that equal human rights for all is the only basis on which sustainable peace and shared security can be built.
For Ameen Nemer, a human rights activist from Saudi Arabia, the UK’s relationship with the Saudi government has come at a cost. Filmed last year, Rethinking Security’s interview with Ameen is released this week, amid increasing public concern about the continuing arms trade between the two nations. In this special blog post, he tells us why it’s time to rethink security.