Clapham Common: policing protest

15 Mar

Will Met Commissioner Cressida Dick, Britain’s highest ranking police officer, fall on her sword? It seems likely, though she’s come out fighting amid widespread criticism from unusually high places of her force’s conduct at Clapham Common on Saturday night.  More … Read More »

Meanwhile on Clapham Common

14 Mar

Today on Al-Jazeera: Police in London clashed with mourners and protesters on Saturday after more than 1,000 people gathered for a vigil for a 33-year-old woman killed by a male police officer, hours after he appeared in court. Sarah Everard’s … Read More »

Her name was Sarah

14 Mar

The speaker, a few metres from where I stood, began by telling us she was “sick of men” telling her this, and “sick of men” telling her that. What she lacked in oratory skills she sought to make up for … Read More »

Reclaiming These Streets

13 Mar

On March 3 at around 21:30 a Tulse Hill doorbell-cam captured the last living image of Sarah Everard, the 33 year old marketing executive who disappeared while walking home that night. On March 9, one day after International Women’s Day, … Read More »