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Police forces across the UK rely mainly on email to brief their officers on photography rights in public places, according to a series of Freedom of Information requests BJP filed last year
Street Rights 28 Jul 2010
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson has reaffirmed street photography rights at a Metropolitan Police Authority Committee meeting last week, but was unable to guarantee that all police...
Street Rights 27 Jul 2010
A blogger, who contacted BJP today, was detained last weekend by two Rail Enforcement Officers after taking photos, despite the fact that REO don't have the power to do so
Street Rights 26 Jul 2010
The British Transport Police has upheld a complaint from a National Union of Journalists' member, who was ordered to delete his photographs in a May 2009 incident
Street Rights 08 Jul 2010
In a statement to BJP following Jules Mattsson's stop and search on 06 July, the Metropolitan Police has reaffirmed that Section 44 of the Terrorism Act "remains legal and in place" at the moment
Street Rights 07 Jul 2010
Jules Mattsson, the young photographer who was stopped earlier this month, has been stopped and searched today under suspicion of being a terrorist after he took pictures of cadets
Street Rights 06 Jul 2010
A photojournalist, Jules Mattsson, was detained under anti-terrorism laws after he took images of an Armed Forces Day parade in Romford's city centre
Street Rights 28 Jun 2010
Two photojournalists and videographers have received a public apology and £3500 in damages from the Metropolitan Police after they were forcibly prevented from reporting a protest in 2008
Street Rights 28 Jun 2010
The Home Office has launched an internal review of its practices after it was forced to admit that thousands of anti-terror searches, some of which have targeted photographers, were illegal
Street Rights 10 Jun 2010
More than nine months after first publishing "flawed" guidelines on photography and the use of anti-terrorism powers, the Metropolitan Police has clarified its policies adding, for the first time, that...
Street Rights 22 Apr 2010
The UK government has appealed an European Court of Human Rights ruling that found, back in January, Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 unlawful, BJP can reveal.
Street Rights 13 Apr 2010
Street photographers are set to stage an open-air exhibition in London to demonstrate against the increasing restrictions being placed on photographers, as well as new government controls from the controversial...
Exhibitions 30 Mar 2010
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