Legal: What are my rights if I’m stopped or raided on immigration grounds?

June 29th: This is the first part of a series covering the rights of migrants and the legal limits of state power.

Legal: The police have asked me to attend a voluntary interview. Should I go?

June 11th: Word has reached us here at ACAB‘s top secret HQ that the Met are cordially inviting some of the folks they arrested during XR’s big London action to come in for a chat.

Legal: No, the police didn’t fine a man for hiding his face from a facial recognition camera

May 25th: You’ve probably seen the headline: “Police fine man for hiding his face from facial recognition camera”.

Green and Black Cross: Extinction Rebellion’s legal support is inadequate

May 14th: In a statement released today the longstanding activist court support group is expressing serious concerns about how senior organisers with Extinction Rebellion (XR) are approaching legal observation and policing — and explains why GBC is withdrawing backing for the group.

Activist legal update: Notorious ‘Common Assault’ penalty doubled

January 6th: From November 19th 2018 an new offence of “Assaulting an Emergency Worker” has been created, which doubles the maximum penalty for Common Assault (Section 39 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988).

Police Surveillance – a Note for Extinction Rebellion Campaigners

November 21st: Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) co-ordinator Kevin Blowe breaks down likely tactics police will be using to disrupt the activities of climate action group Extinction Rebellion and why extreme caution should be used when dealing with the force.

New court support group, Activist Court Aid Brigade, forms after closure of LDMG

September 10th: LDMG is dead, long live ACAB!

Judge extends swingeing injunction barring fracking protests against Ineos

November 23rd: Environmental activists were heavily restricted at or banned from seven sites belonging to frack firm Ineos today, along with the surrounding roads.

After G20, the repression: Tips and solidarity for the chased

July 16th: Linksunten Indymedia issued a summary piece yesterday in support of people facing the upcoming crackdown against participants in the G20 protests in Hamburg earlier this month.

Pre-charge bail: Reforms you need to know about

May 21st: Anarchists are fabled for getting into direct action-related scrapes with the law, and although the reputation is often undeserved anarchist groups such as Green and Black Cross do keep a close eye on legal matters.