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UK drops prosecution of protesters over slain woman's vigil

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British authorities have quashed plans to prosecute protesters who attended a vigil for a murdered woman in breach of pandemic lockdown rules — a killing, and a response, that ignited a storm of criticism of the London police force and its attitude toward women’s safety.
1 month ago·London, United Kingdom

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Sarah Everard: Vigil protesters no longer face prosecution

One of six people accused of breaking lockdown rules at the event says the decision is a "victory".

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Sarah Everard: Met forced to halt ‘absurd’ convictions over vigil

CPS decision to stop criminalisation of women under fast-track justice procedure is further humiliation for UK’s biggest police force

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

CPS halts prosecution of six protesters for attending Sarah Everard vigil

The six protesters had been accused of breaking lockdown rules by attending the vigil.

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc Newsabc News

UK drops prosecution of protesters over slain woman's vigil

British authorities have quashed plans to prosecute protesters who attended a vigil for a murdered woman during the country's pandemic lockdown

1 month ago·United States
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UK drops prosecution of protesters over slain woman's vigil

LONDON (AP) — British authorities have quashed plans to prosecute protesters who attended a vigil for a murdered woman in breach of pandemic lockdown rules — a killing, and a

1 month ago·United States
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The TelegraphThe Telegraph

Prosecution of Sarah Everard vigil attendees ‘discontinued’

Arrested protester calls CPS decision a ‘victory’ as Met Assistant Commissioner says women should be allowed to ‘voice their anger’

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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