Pre-emptive Protest

December 6, 2009

From the Future Crime Files: the City of Copenhagen as approved a pre-emptive protest law. Impossible to countenance this:

Under the new powers, Danish police will be able to detain people for up to 12 hours whom they suspect might break the law in the near future. Protesters could also be jailed for 40 days under the hurriedly drafted legislation dubbed by activists as the “turmoil and riot” law.

I guess I’d better wear that tie. My hip open-collar look may signal an intent to do something spooky.

One comment

  1. […] would benefit those who had come along. I would hope for no police presence in this area where the Copenhagen’s new (and extremely sketchy) pre-emptive protest law could come into effect. I would post guards to protect my high level planning committee from being […]

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