Tag Archives: IPNA

“Super-ASBO” IPNAs rejected by House of Lords

Last night the House of Lords rejected by a majority of 128 the Government’s proposed Anti-social Behavour, Crime and Policing Bill (pdf). Aspects of the Bill were intended to replace Labour’s highly controversial Anti-social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) with a new system of Injunctions to Prevent Nuisance and Annoyance (IPNAs), and essentially represented an exaggeration of […]

Trenton Oldfield: imprisoned for non-violent direct action, now facing deportation

Protest On 7th April 2012 Trenton Oldfield, a 37 year old Australian who has lived in the UK for over a decade, temporarily disrupted the Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race.  He did so not out of hatred for the individuals in the boats but in protest against elitism and “the astounding and entirely unnecessary levels […]