Ukraine News Links 27-30 January 2023

Monday, 30 January 2023 — The New Dark Age

Will the NATOizaton of the Ukrainian Army Give the West a Victory?

Lockheed Wants Ukraine’s War To Expand Into Russia

Turkey is Developing 21st Century Weapons

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Our right to dissent is under attack! It’s time to fight back!

Sunday, 29 January 2023 — Netpol

Public Order Bill and Strikes Bill both in parliament next week

The draconian Public Order Bill is due to enter its report stage in the House of Lords on Monday 30th January. The bill was already a vicious attack on our right to protest, but a new amendment has made it even worse. Last minute changes to the bill include loosening S12 and 14 of the 1986 Public Order Act so that the police can take into account previous protests when imposing conditions on demonstrations – even if the protests are organised by different people with different groups attending. It has also removed protest being a “reasonable excuse” as a defence in court and lowered the threshold of serious disruption to disruption that is “more than minor”.

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