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Policing the Black Lives Matter rally in Melbourne

The police presence at the Black Lives Matter (BLM) rally on Sunday 17 July, 2016 was notable for its sheer size and scale.*

Everyone at the event would have noticed the long lines of police arrayed around the initial rally gathering point at the State Library forecourt and the various PORT – Public Order Response Team units, manoeuvring through and around the crowd in tight formations, anticipating threats. 2,111 more words

Black Lives Matter


This Exercise draws my attention to the work of photographer Sarah Pickering and in particular to her series Public Order produced in 2004. Initially, on looking at the first images it appears that the subject is a rather uninteresting and unpopulated English townscape.   899 more words


Censorship or justified Concern?

IR(Ben-Dor & Ors) v The University of Southampton EWHC 953 (Admin) (read judgment)

Mrs Justice Whipple dismissed one claim for judicial review, and refused permission to bring a further claim, in respect of decisions made by Southampton University regarding a proposed conference on the legality of the existence of Israel under international law. 1,446 more words

In The News

The Dog That Barked Rather Quietly: The Role of Law in Social Movement Studies

On Wednesday this week (27th) I gave a talk at a symposium organised by UEA’s School of Politics, Philosophy and Language. The theme of the day was media, activism and politics. 1,551 more words


The Least of the Doorkeepers at MUMA

Amy and Catherine will present a new performance work, The Least of the Doorkeepers (It is Possible but Not at the Moment), as part of the exhibition  258 more words

Amy And Catherine's Work

The American Dream: Detroit’s resuscitation

April 4, 2016

The American Dream: Detroit’s resuscitation

by Shrey Srivastava

If one could epitomise the phrase “could have been” in one simple image, it would indubitably be the image of Detroit. 1,003 more words


Royal Malaysian Police: The Guardians who stole our Freedom and Rights

March 16, 2016

Royal Malaysian Police: The Guardians who stole our Freedom and Rights

by S. Thayaparan


The Failed Custodian

“To paraphrase several sages: Nobody can think and hit someone at the same time.” 1,177 more words