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Climate activists in court - report

Greenhouse Gas-bag | 15.11.2007 18:44 | Climate Chaos

11 activists charged with "aggravated trespass" in Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in April were in court on Tuesday (see earlier posting -

All 11 confirmed their "not guilty" pleas, and the District Judge heard the outline of their defence. They will be in court on the 14-16th January 2007 for the actual trial, where they will be arguing that their actions were necessary, reasonable and proportionate in the face of the huge threat to human life caused by climate change.

Watch out for more info in January, and please support the activists in their trial!

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  1. The Middle Class — 0742
  2. And what relevence does that have — Baba O'Rly
  3. None of us blame the poor — A defendant
  4. on the other hand — another defendent
  5. ra — not a defendant
  6. Be aware that climate change will disproportionately affect... — Baba O'Rly
  7. Nero fiddled while Rome burned — Tash [alan lodge]
  8. Yes its for real... — Bored
  9. The Middle Class.. — 0742
  10. flibs — phil mcavity