The UK parliament is expected to lay down a new law that will restrict the right to protest, the decision was made after London police faced harsh criticism for mishandling the vigil as it turned violent.
The controversy that has been hanging around Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old marketing executive. On March 3, Sarah disappeared while walking home through a park in South London at night.
Some of the images circulating online from the Clapham vigil are haunting. I asked the Metropolitan Police for a full report on what happened.
My thoughts remain with Sarah’s family and friends at this terrible time.
– Priti Patel (@pritipatel) March 13, 2021
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London and the government had called the metropolitan police to give an explanation for the protest which was supposed to be a peaceful gathering of people who want to step up to raise awareness against women, had become in a violent and chaotic protest. , where we could see uniformed officers immobilizing some women who joined the protest.
Victoria Atkins, the Home Office Minister in an interview on Sunday with a broadcasting company said she would like to highlight the difference between the peaceful protest or the vigil that was supposed to take place yesterday, had been intended to turn out to be a tremendous disturbance. protest
The country has seen in recent years where they saw people sticking to doors and buildings were mischievously preventing members from going to their workplace. Thus, the bill, which will be proposed tomorrow, will focus mainly on this last classification.
What does Bill conclude?
The bill will allow the legislature to have control over meetings that are held in public view. Protesters can be restricted from using noise, and the bill also gives them the power to have more control over the gathering that takes place near the parliament building. The bill also includes measures to be taken against sex offenders and would also give the rape offender to serve more than one jail sentence.
Sarah’s kidnapping and murder has rocked the whole of Britain and once again raised questions about the woman’s safety.