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World Snooker Championships disruptors on trial

Two Just Stop Oi supporters, Margaret Reid and Eddie Whittingham, are appearing today before the Sheffield Magistrate’s court. The trial follows their disruption of the World Snooker Championship at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre last April. They interrupted the championship to call on the government to stop all new UK fossil fuel projects and to encourage UK […]

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Phoebe Plummer, Chiara Sarti and Daniel Hall on trial in major test case for 20 minute march

Three Just Stop Oil supporters are on trial in a landmark case. They are the first to be prosecuted under Section 7 of the controversial new Public Order Act. The three took part in a twenty minute march, demanding the UK government commit to ending all licences and consents for new oil, gas and coal

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Three gantry climbers face potential 10 year sentence

Three Just Stop Oil supporters are being sentenced today, after being convicted of public nuisance. The three took action during the 40 degree heatwave in 2022, demanding the UK government halt all new fossil fuel licensing and consents. [1] Cressie Gethin, a 22-year-old music student from Hereford, along with co-defendants Emma Mani and Alexander Wilcox

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Les Mis disruptors on trial at Westminster Magistrates

Five Just Stop Oil supporters are on trial today for disrupting a West-End performance of Les Mis. The five took action on 4th October 2023 and were demanding that the UK government immediately halts all licensing and consents for new fossil fuel exploration and extraction. [1] Hanan Ameur, Poppy Bliss, Noah Crane, Lydia Gribbin, Hannah

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Just Stop Oil supporter released from prison after acquittal in first trial under new ‘locking-on’ law 

Just Stop Oil supporter, Callum Goode, has been released from HMP Wandsworth following their acquittal in the first ever trial for the offence of ‘Locking On,’ as defined in the new Public Order Act (Section 1). Callum has been imprisoned since the 6th March, without trial, after taking action to highlight the injustice of weaponizing

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Just Stop Oil co-founder faces unlimited prison time for Heathrow action

Extinction Rebellion and Just Stop Oil co-founder Roger Hallam will be sentenced today, alongside Dr Larch Maxey and Mike Lynch-White, for allegedly trying to shut down Heathrow Airport with small toy drones in September 2019. The three are appearing at Isleworth Crown Court from 2pm. The common law offence of public nuisance for which they

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Just Stop Oil supporter denied bail and remains remanded in prison without trial

A Just Stop Oil supporter remains remanded in prison after peacefully blocking the entrance to the Royal Courts of Justice. They took action to demand the UK government halt all licensing and consents for new oil, gas and coal projects, and to highlight the injustice of private injunctions. [1] This afternoon, Callum Goode, 24, has

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Dartford Crossing bridge climber released on bail, however now faces threat of deportation

Marcus Decker, one of two men imprisoned for scaling the QE2 Dartford Crossing in October of 2022, has been released on bail, however now faces a potentially lengthy battle to avoid deportation. Marcus took action to demand that the UK government immediately halts all new licensing and consents for fossil fuel exploration and extraction. [1]

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