Black Lives Matter protesters being treated as organised criminals

Black Lives Matter protesters being treated as organised criminals

Phoenix Law continue to act for those fined at the BLM protests in Belfast and Derry. Recently, those speakers and organisers of the events have had to attend for interview to be questioned about offences under the Serious Crime Act 2007. We continue to support those individuals challenging fines and those considered organisers. Pre-Action Protocol correspondence has issued with a view that judicial review proceedings will issue in the near future. Full Story Here ...
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Black Lives Matter – Fines & Prosecutions.

Black Lives Matter – Fines & Prosecutions.

At recent rallies in Custom House Square, Belfast and Guildhall Hall Square, Derry in support and solidarity for Black Lives Matters the Police Service of Northern Ireland issued 60+ fines to those attending. They further have informed those considered organisers that files will be passed to the Public Prosecution service for consideration of prosecution. Phoenix Law have now been instructed by the majority of those individuals who received fines as well as the organisers to challenge the actions of the Police. Urgent pre action correspondence has issued. Ciaran Moynagh said "Northern Ireland should be hearing the voices and words of the brave people who spoke at the rally’s in Belfast and Derry. Instead we are hearing about people being fined for exercising their rights in what was a responsible manner." Darragh Mackin said "the PSNI erred in law by misconstruing the Regulations. Attending a protest is not, in and of itself, an offence and the socially distanced day of solidarity was not unlawful." Sinead...
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Legal action threatened over Covid-19 meat factory

Legal action threatened over Covid-19 meat factory

Sinead Marmion has issued correspondence to a meat factory in Armagh after an employee showing symptoms of corona virus was allowed to continue to work. Sinead said "This is one of many cases coming to us at present, as employers fail to implement health and safety measures in the workplace in the wake of Covid-19 and we are in a situation now where people are afraid to go in to do their jobs." Full story here ...
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