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U.K. Plan to Toughen Protest Laws Sparks Worries Over Civil Liberties

Days after British police were criticized for breaking up a vigil held for a woman kidnapped and killed this month, the U.K. government proposed legislation mandating prison sentences of up to 10 years for demonstrators causing “serious annoyance.”

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U.K. Plan to Toughen Protest Laws Sparks Worries Over Civil Liberties

Days after British police were criticized for breaking up a vigil held for a woman kidnapped and killed this month, the U.K. government proposed legislation mandating prison sentences of up to 10 years for demonstrators causing “serious annoyance.”
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