The Supreme Court just handed down some truly awful news for voting rights
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The Supreme Court just handed down some truly awful news for voting rights

The Supreme Court handed down two brief, unsigned orders on Friday concerning what restrictions states may place on absentee voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Though neither order is a final judgment — one grants a temporary stay of a lower court decision, the other denies expedited review of an important voting rights case — the […]

Windrush petition handed to Downing Street demands apology and compensation
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Windrush petition handed to Downing Street demands apology and compensation

Windrush campaigners have delivered a petition to Downing Street signed by more than 130,000 people. They are calling for action to address failings which led to the scandal. Anthony Bryan, Elwardo Romeo, Glenda Caesar, Michael Braithewaite, Natalie Barnes, Paulette Wilson and Patrick Vernon presented the document, which also demands swift compensation payments for victims. The […]

Police urged to review 14,000 fines handed out for lockdown breaches
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Police urged to review 14,000 fines handed out for lockdown breaches

Civil Liberties and Lawyers groups are requesting a review of more than 14,000 fines by the police for alleged violations of the Covid-19 locking rules over concerns that some have been “wrongfully” issued. Police chiefs and prosecutors apologized last week for admitting that dozens of people had been wrongly charged under new coronavirus laws. It […]