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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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TRIAL UPDATE: Chris Packham’s moving witness testimony in Just Stop Oil crown court case

Today, BBC TV presenter and respected naturalist Chris Packham testified at the crown court trial of Just Stop Oil supporter, Cressie Gethin. Cressie was also able to make remarks in her defence, and her comments are at the end of this press release. [1] [2] [3] In front of the jury, Chris made the following

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Three trials of people who took action to defend lives to being next week

Press Release 12th February 8AM For immediate release THREE TRIALS OF PEOPLE WHO TOOK ACTION TO DEFEND LIVES TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK We are witnessing genocide and societal collapse in Palestine and the UK government, alongside other powerful western governments are complicit in it. It has been reported that, similar to the 2003 invasion of

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UN Rapporteur Michel Forst makes unprecedented intervention against “regressive” protest laws

The UN has released a statement which severely criticises the UK Government increasingly draconian treatment of peaceful climate action, suggesting that Just Stop Oil and Insulate Britain supporters are being subject to “persecution, penalization or harassment”. At 9:30am this morning the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe released a statement from Michel Forst, the United

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Statement on the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill 

The passing of the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill’s second reading is the latest attempt to make oil barons rich while the 99% suffer devastating consequences. Storms are already making our homes unsafe. Fires, floods, and famines are the direct consequence of oil drilling. Millions are starving globally. The criminals in Parliament are responsible for this

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Climate defenders gather at parliament to resist Government’s ‘deadly’ new oil and gas bill

This morning, Fossil Free London, Just Stop Oil, Extinction Rebellion and Scientists for Extinction Rebellion supporters staged a demonstration to resist the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill, which is having its second reading at the House of Commons.  Members of the groups came together at Parliament Square with banners and placards to voice their outrage against

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Four Just Stop Oil supporters found Not Guilty, as Judge declares they had lawful excuse to disrupt roads

Four Just Stop Oil supporters were acquitted of wilful obstruction of the highway on Monday afternoon, as the Judge declared they had a lawful excuse for their actions. [1] Miranda Forward, Dave Boden, Chris Hardy and Annotony Cottam appeared before District Judge Lloyd, at Stratford Magistrates court on Monday. The four Just Stop Oil supporters

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