Month: July 2021

The Matrix Law Pod Episode 23: Free speech, protest and politics in Russia

Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Acast.  This week Samantha Knights QC is joined by Masha Karp and Owen Matthews to speak about curbs on free expression, protest, political opposition and together they look at what is happening right now in Russia. Masha is a London-based freelance journalist and writer, trustee of Rights in Russia and for many years […]

EVENT: Obstructing the right to protest v. the right to obstructive protest?

5:30pm-7pm, Tuesday 14th September You are invited to a panel discussion addressing the recent important Supreme Court judgment in Director of Public Prosecutions v. Ziegler [2021] UKSC 23 and its implications for protest law and the criminalisation of protest. The Supreme Court judgment makes clear that protests that are deliberately obstructive are not per se unlawful, even […]