Kettling: Can a public interest motive justify a deprivation of liberty or not? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted April 2nd, 2012 in demonstrations, human rights, news, police, public interest, public order by sally

“The Grand Chamber of the ECtHR recently tackled the question of whether the police tactic of ‘kettling’ (verb, UK, of the police – to contain demonstrators in a confined area) amounted to a deprivation of the liberty of four applicants within the meaning of Article 5(1) of the ECHR.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 2nd April 2012