03/15/2012

London police riot tactics ruled lawful

The use of 'kettling' tactics by police in London during violent demonstrations in 2001 did not breach human rights

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LONDON — "Kettling" tactics used by London police, corralling people during violent demonstrations in May 2001, were lawful, the ECHR has found.

The use of "kettling" tactics by police in London during violent demonstrations in 2001 did not breach human rights, the European Court of Human Rights has found.

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