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This week, between March 8-10 the UK will be hosting Security & Policing 2016, an arms fair with a particular focus on surveillance equipment and weapons that can be used for internal repression.
Amnesty International has called on Burkina Faso to rein in the security forces that have used excessive force to crack down on peaceful anti-government protests.
Amnesty International has called for an investigation into allegations that police shot dead an unarmed teenager in Missouri and the heavy-handed tactics used to disperse the subsequent protests.
A European election candidate for the North West Green Party has been arrested at the Barton Moss anti-fracking demonstration in Salford.
Elections for police and crime commissioners in England and Wales have been denounced as 'shambolic'. The Home Secretary is being asked to act urgently.
Unlock Democracy is promoting a social media campaign to raise awareness of police and crime commissioner elections. Others will ignore them.
Private contractor G4S has advertised for staff to take over certain policing functions, sparking controversy.
West Midlands and Surrey police authorities have invited private companies to bid to carry out a range of policing activities, the Guardian reported. This may be extended to other parts of the country.
The authorities at St Paul's Cathedral have failed to respond to calls for clear answers about their role in the eviction of Occupy London Stock Exchange.
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