Urgent Appeals for Witnesses

If you were at any of the events below and are able to give a witness statement, please contact us.

If you have been a witness to arrests or police violence, please write a statement ASAP. You can learn more about this in our guide to being a witness.

Anti-austerity demo, London, 9th May 2015

Were you at the anti-austerity demo on Whitehall? Did you witness any arrests or police violence? Please get in touch.


UK Uncut, London, January 2011

A number of people on a UK Uncut demo on Oxford Street were assaulted with CS spray by an officer from the Met Police in January 2011.  Seven people have now made successful claims against the police.  If you were also assaulted, and can find evidence of it from videos or photos, then it’s not too late to hold the police to account – get in touch.


Time to Act Climate March, London, 7th March 2015

Did you witness the police violence against activists by the detention van on the bridge opposite Parliament on 7th March, after the Time To Act March? We’re urgently seeking witnesses.


Critical Mass Cycle Ride, London, 27th July 2012

We are looking for cyclists who attended Critical Mass that coincided with the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, and were not arrested.

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.

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