Sisters Uncut

Taking direct action for domestic violence services.

BREAKING: Sisters Uncut declare victory at halting police powers bill in Parliament

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut declare victory as controversial police powers bill is delayed in Parliament. Sisters Uncut have organised five consecutive days of action since Saturday 13 March, where women were brutalised by police at a Sarah Everard vigil.  Sisters Uncut say the police are drunk on power and should not be granted more. […]

‘Abolish the police’ – what does that mean?

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The police do not keep us safe. So: what is abolition? Here are some quick and easy introductions. Super quick intro to abolition narrated by Mariame Kaba (comic) * What do abolitionists do (article). * Introduction to the the difference between Punitive, Restorative and Transformative justice approaches from AORTA. Insta: @aortacoop         Twitter: […]

BREAKING: “It is our duty to fight for our freedom”

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 16 MARCH 2021 BREAKING: “It is our duty to fight for our freedom” Thousands pledge to continue fighting proposed policing laws outside Parliament At 18:00 on Tuesday 16 March, thousands gathered in Parliament Square for the fourth consecutive day of protests for Sarah Everard and against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. Sisters […]

BREAKING: Sisters Uncut call fourth day of action against police powers bill

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

“The police don’t keep women safe: don’t reward them with more powers” Sisters Uncut lay flowers at the crack of dawn on Parliament Square to announce a demonstration there at 6pm on Monday 16 March. This is the fourth consecutive day of action from the group, following police violence against women at the Sarah Everard vigil […]

Our Response to Boris’ Statement: No More Police Powers

Monday, March 15, 2021

Last night Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters that he was “deeply concerned” and “committed to reviewing” the violence that has recently been enacted onto women and gender non-conforming people at the hands of the police. If Boris is serious about ending violence against women, he will halt the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.  As […]

No More Police Powers: Press Releases from Protests of March 13-14th

Sunday, March 14, 2021

13 MARCH 2021 Police manhandle women at Clapham Common vigil Thousands of people gathered at 6pm on Clapham Common to publicly mourn the death of Sarah Everard and protest police violence, despite organised protests by #ReclaimTheStreets being called off. Feminist protest group Sisters Uncut who were in attendance said: “we will not be silenced, we […]