New Research: How do European police forces deal with (violent) disturbances by non-institutionalized protest groups?
New Research project on Policing Riots by Don Weenink & Laura Keesman
Protesting is a fundamental right of citizens in European democratic constitutional states. However, growing distrust of European governments seems to provide a basis for group formation of people who share strong anti-government sentiments, hold anti-democratic ideas, and believe in the effectiveness and necessity of violence against the government and against persons and organizations representing it.
This research is funded by Politie & Wetenschap, and you can read more about it here