Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Extinction Rebellion have always had a controversial relationship with the police. During the April Rebellion, there were chants of “we love you” and a practice of liaising with the police before actions. During the October rebellion, this relationship became much more conflictual. This episode tracks those changes and is a prelude to a more in depth podcast, coming this winter. Speakers include Sian Berry (Co-Leader of the Green Party), George Monbiot (The Guardian Columnist), Rupert Read (Extinction Rebellion Spokesperson), XR lawyers, and…Read full post
Extinction Rebellion’s Legal Team has produced this guide to being arrested, from how to prepare for arrest to what the consequences might be if you are. As well as the handy graphic, you’ll also find links to tons of useful resources. As a mutually supporting network we are all responsible for ourselves, and while we support each other as best we can, your actions are your own. It’s important to prepare yourself for all eventualities before attending an action (it isn’t possible to predict whether you will be arrested or not). Remember, this document is an overview intended…Read full post
Are you thinking of getting involved in protest actions and wonder what might happen if you are charged with committing a crime? Today Extinction Rebellion UK releases a new no-nonsense guide to help you understand what to expect when you are arrested and charged, and how having a criminal record might affect you. This guide is particularly relevant if you have taken action before or have other convictions, as this means you are more likely to face remand or sentencing. This guide explains what action could lead to time in prison, and what the consequences might be, so that you…Read full post
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