UQ expert calls for a consistent legal framework around radical protest action

22 Dec 2016

Police and activists needed a clear and consistent legal framework to minimise clashes and potentially life-threatening damage to energy infrastructure during protests according to UQ’s Director of the Centre for International Minerals and Energy Law, Professor Jonathan Fulcher.

He said radical, law-breaking protests directed at the resources and energy sector, its critical assets and its key supply chains raised fundamental challenges for governments, police, industry and civil rights groups.

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