You Have The Right to Peaceful Protest
The right to peaceful protest is protected in law, and the European Convention on Human Rights:
Legal Briefing Note by Bindman’s Solicitors
Green and Black Cross
Have a valuable range of legal related advice and guides:
Netpol – ‘Keeping watch on UK policing’, also have valuable information, including this briefing: Protest and Private Security.
Guide for Legal Observers
Legal Observer is an important low risk role at protests. Here’s a handy guide.
You Have the Right to Film and Take Pictures
The Police should not stop you filming or taking pictures in a public place, nor delete pictures or video. If they try, show them a copy of this letter. (Fortunately this has not been an issue in East Yorkshire.)
Prosecution Policy and Guidance for Public Protests
The Crown Prosecution Service guidance for prosecuting cases where offences may have been committed on a public protest.