Information for the press covering the anti-Trump and Tommy Robinson demonstrations on Saturday 14 July
13 July 2018
The NUJ has issued emergency legal contacts for journalists and photographers covering the anti-Trump demonstrations.
In London on Saturday 14 July there will also be demonstarions in central London in support of the far-right activist Tommy Robinson and a counterdemonstration. Nine people were arrested and five police officers injured during violent scenes at a ‘free Tommy Robinson’ protest in central London last month.
Scotland Yard told the Evening Standard that the protests will be subject to a series of restrictions “due to concerns of serious public disorder and disruption to the community”.
The emergency contact details are Bindmans solicitors Tel: +44 (0)20 7305 5638.
The Metropolitan Police Press Bureau number is 020 7230 2171.
Members should also email the NUJ at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can follow up any incidents or difficulties with protestors or counter-protestors.