Protest against new policing bill turns violent in Bristol
23 March 2021 | 8:25 am
A demonstration against a new policing bill turns violent in Bristol, southwest England, after angry protesters attacked a police station and set vehicles alight. The government's proposed "Police and Crime Bill" would grant the police greater powers to crack down on disruptive protests
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