Movement Against the Monarchy

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The Movement Against the Monarchy, abbreviated and commonly referred to simply as MAM, was a UK-based anarchist organisation that engaged in protests against the British monarchy.[1][2] The group went into abeyance following the arrest of 41 members in the aftermath of protests against Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee. All but one were later released, and a successful claim for damages was made against the Metropolitan Police. The police stated that the demonstrators were arrested to protect public safety, and that they said the group had not informed them of their protest route and were unwilling to co-operate with officers.[3]


  1. ^ "Cheeky anarchists in palace protest", BBC, 3 June 2000 
  2. ^ Harris, Paul; Wazir, Burhan (24 March 2002), "Anarchists plan jubilee mayhem", The Observer 
  3. ^ BBC News Online