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Extinction Rebellion Trials and Hearings This Week (7th to 11th October)

20 Extinction Rebellion defendants on trial this week Three trials for Section 14 offences during the April Rebellion; the trial of the Petroleum 9, for trespass and criminal damage in February, to hear a verdict on Thursday The Amazonia 6 to attend a preliminary hearing at Southwark Crown Court charged with trespass and criminal damage exceeding £5,000A further 50 people are expected to be called for plea hearings on Friday at City of London Magistrates CourtExtinction Rebellion continues to raise money for defendants legal costs with its Crowdjustice campaignTrials are set to continue into January and beyond  Trials and hearings this week:  Monday (Oct…

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Mark Øvland: What my Heart Was Asking of Me

This morning, Mark Øvland (pictured far right) was one of six activists who used a fire engine to spray fake blood over the front of the Treasury Building in London. Mark is already awaiting a Crown Court trial for an action on the Docklands Light Railway during the April Rebellion. Last week, after appearing in Magistrates Court on yet another charge, for a protest in February against International Petroleum Week, Mark wrote this post on his Facebook page. “Hello friends, I have a funny feeling this will be my last post for a while.

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