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Just Stop Oil Supporters Acquitted of Highway Obstruction after ‘One Minute March’

Five Just Stop Oil supporters were acquitted of wilful obstruction of the highway yesterday, after taking part in a ‘one minute march’ to demand that the government call a halt to all new fossil fuel licences and consents. [1] Stephanie Aylett, James Skeet, Orla Coghlan, Lizia Woolf and Tez Burns appeared before District Judge Williams …

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Judiciary have ‘pie on their faces’ after Just Stop Oil Supporters found guilty of wanting a future.

Two Just Stop Oil supporters were found guilty yesterday, Jan 31st, of Criminal Damage, in relation to covering a waxwork of King Charles in chocolate cake, at Madame Tussauds in London on the 24th October 2022. [1] Eilidh McFadden, 20, a student from Glasgow and Tom Johnson, 29, a painter/decorator from Sunderland, appeared at Westminster …

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Just Stop Oil Supporters Who Resisted the Criminality of Exxon Mobil, Acquitted of Wrongdoing.

Four Just Stop Oil supporters have been declared ‘not-guilty’ at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court, in relation to blocking the distribution of oil from Esso Birmingham, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil, on the 3rd April 2022. [1] Ruth Lanser, Hannah Torrance-Bright, Abigail Percy Ratcliffe and Jake Handling appeared before Judge Wilkinson, answering the charge of Aggravated Trespass. …

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Crown Court Trial for Just Stop Oil Supporters who Disrupted Silverstone Grand Prix.

Six Just Stop Oil supporters will appear at Northampton Crown Court, on Tuesday the 24th January at 10am, in relation to disrupting the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, on the 3rd of July 2022. [1] Louis McKechnie, David Baldwin, Emily Brocklebank, Alasdair Gibson, Bethany Mogie, & Joshua Smith are charged with Conspiracy to Cause a …

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Roger Hallam denied bail and kept incarcerated without trial.

Just Stop Oil supporter and political prisoner, Roger Hallam, was denied bail at Southwark Crown Court yesterday and will remain in HMP Wandsworth Prison, without trial. Just Stop Oil supporter, Paul Bleach, was granted bail, while Alfie Beswick was sentenced in relation to disruption of the M25 gantries in November 2022. [1] [2] Roger is …

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Seven Just Stop Oil supporters declared ‘Not-Guilty.’

Seven Just Stop Oil supporters have been found ‘Not Guilty’ at City of London Magistrates Court, appearing on the 16th & 17th January, across 2 trials. The court determined that any disruption caused by the Just Stop Oil supporters was proportionate, given their rights to protest.  Appearing in front of Judge Cieciora, on the 16th …

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Three Just Stop Oil Supporters found guilty for demanding an end to life-threatening fossil fuels. 

Three Just Stop Oil supporters were convicted at Stratford Magistrates Court today, in relation to peacefully disrupting the UK’s largest petrol station, to demand an end to new fossil fuel projects in the UK.[1] Ben Buse, 37, Christopher Ford, 45 and Alfred Beswick, 26, appeared before Judge Ciecióra. Christopher Ford and Alfred Beswick pleaded guilty …

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13 Just Stop Oil supporters in Southwark Crown Court today charged with public nuisance; 1 released on bail

Dec 7th 2022 13 Just Stop Oil supporters appeared at Southwark Crown Court charged with public nuisance after taking action on M25 gantries on Nov 8th. 8 had already been granted bail, 5 attended from prison where they are on remand. Their cases will be further heard on 20th December.  Just Stop Oil supporter granted …

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17 plead not guilty to public nuisance at Southwark Crown Court

All 17 Just Stop Oil supporters who appeared at Southwark Crown Court today pleaded not guilty to the public nuisance charges they faced.  No bail applications were granted so the 7 previously on remand have been sent back to prison. No dates have been set for trial.  A further 12 Just Stop Oil supporters are …

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