Know Your Rights Training - 10th November (MANCHESTER)

Date(s) - 10/11/2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

University of Manchester Students' Union


In-person Know Your Rights Training in Manchester – 10th Nov 2023, 5PM-7PM

This vital training will cover key messages, interacting with police and security at protests, common offences used at protest and what to do if you are stop-and-searched or arrested.

LOCATION: University of Manchester Students’ Union (M13 9PR).

Free & open to all!

The training will be 2 hours long, with breaks.

We will also endeavor give content notes for policing, state violence, racism, ableism, transphobia and transmisogyny, stop & search.

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible. Lift access is available on the ground floor. Accessible and Gender neutral toilets are also available on the ground floor. Find further accessibility information for the venue here.

We want to make these trainings accessible to everyone, so please do let us know if you have any additional accessibility needs. We will get in touch to discuss how we can best support you.


Key Messages

  • No Comment
  • You do not need to answer police questions, so don’t.

  • No Personal Details
  • You don't have to give details under ANY stop and search power.

  • No Duty Solicitor
  • Use a recommended solicitor with protest experience.

  • No Caution
  • They admit guilt for an alleged offence that might never get to court.

  • What Power?
  • Ask "What power?" to challenge a police officer to act lawfully.