Worrying times. It seems that Britain is over reacting to the climate protests and setting a dangerous precedent for repressing the freedom of speech.
INTERVIEW-UK clampdown on climate protests sets 'disturbing precedent' - UN rights expert Britain's response to escalating climate protests on London's streets this month, with mass arrests and tighter restrictions, is consistent with a "global pattern of suppression" of environmental activists, said a U.N. human rights expert.
UN rights experts criticise London climate protest 'ban' before court hearing
A lawyer working with Extinction Rebellion climate protesters in London said the group hopes a court hearing on Thursday will rule that a police ban on their public gatherings this week is unlawful, as U.N. experts said it violated their human rights.