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Mental health campaigners cancel march because of fears of backlash

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7364.562/b (Published 14 September 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:562
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    A protest march against the government's new proposals to lock up people with personality disorders even though they have not committed a crime has been abandoned by the main organisers, amid fears of public reprisals after the murder of two schoolgirls from Soham, Cambridgeshire, last month.

    The march, which was organised by the Mental Health Alliance and involved more than …

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