APPEAL COURT OUTLAWS CRITICAL MASS

Tonight's (Friday, May 25, 2007) Critical Mass ride in London could lead to confrontation with the Metropolitan police following the Appeal Court?s decision this week, which has effectively made it illegal to organise.

The dispute, which goes back to October 2005 when the police first tried to regulate the ride, is based on the police claim that Critical Mass is a demonstration and to comply with the law, the organisers are required to give notice of the route.

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