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I was wrongfully arrested with Extinction Rebellion

Solicitors advise people not to write articles like this. They could “prejudice your defence”, which is why you won’t find many. I have just returned from two days of protest…
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The current crisis shows how our justice system needs an overhaul

When the UK finally began official lockdown on 23 March, Owen Jones joked on Twitter, “Never thought I'd be relieved to be placed under house arrest along with millions of…
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Global

No silver lining: The ugly truth about Canadian mining in Oaxaca, Mexico and beyond

Jen Wilton and Liam Barrington-Bushreport from San José del Progreso, Oaxaca, Mexico In a small, dry town in the south-west of Oaxaca, Mexico there is a deadly political battle being…
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Green Parties

Dick of the Year – Superintendent Nelson Telfer

This nomination comes from two of the Glasgow University occupiers, writing anonymously and in a personal capacity. Superintendent Nelson Telfer of Strathclyde Police is far from the most well known…
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Escalating police tactics and the growing assault on dissent

The imprisonment this week of student activist Ed Bauer for holding a banner on a bridge marks a disturbing escalation in the British police’s efforts to criminalise dissent. The news…
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England & Wales

Solidarity demo for imprisoned activist Edd Bauer

Edd Bauer, the 22 year old who is being held indefinately before trial for the 'crime' of hanging a banner off a bridge at the Liberal Democrat conference, will have…
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#facebookpurge & #squatageddon: we should have seen this coming

We should have seen it coming. All of the pieces were lined up. When the police told most of the people arrested at Fortnum & Mason's that their sole bail…
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