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25 Mar: Kill the Bill protest; aka The Battle of Bridewell Street: Violent clashes with police ‘shameful’

Demonstrations took place in Bristol on Sunday 21, against the Government’s new Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill which imposes new restrictions on the right to protest, which passed its second reading in UK Parliament last Tuesday, March 16, and would see an increase in police powers, including allowing a start and finish time to be imposed on demonstrations.