The British Government has overruled local councils to promote fracking and its right wing courts have begun to give prison sentences to anti fracking protestors despite firm evidence that it is climate and environmental dynamite.
Blackpool Activists Jailed for Anti-Fracking Protest
by Frances Perraudin .. shared with thanks
Three environmental activists are believed to be the first people to receive jail sentences for an anti-fracking protest in the UK.Freedom for the #FrackFree4
Simon Roscoe Blevins, 26, and Richard Roberts, 36, were given 16 months in prison and Richard Loizou, 31, got 15 months on Wednesday after being convicted of causing a public nuisance by a jury at Preston crown court in August. Continue reading “UK State Terror: ‘Fracksurfers’ jailed for opposing climate meltdown”
Today 40 activists dressed as animals invaded PR firm Bell Pottinger in central London to expose their ties with fracking. Today’s activities closed the national ‘Break the Chain’ fortnight of action by Reclaim the Power .
The activists staged an animal-themed intervention of the Bell Pottinger offices, with zebras throwing leaves, monkeys spreading animal manure and a squid spraying ‘ink’ on the windows. The scene was left in chaos with messages reading “Break the Chain” and “We said No”.
The group said they were targeting the company due to their continual support of fracking since they helped clean up Cuadrilla’s reputation following an earthquake caused by them attempting to frack in 2011 in Blackpool . Bell Pottinger currently represent Centrica who are a major fracking investor in the UK. Continue reading “Activists dressed as animals invade Bell Pottinger to protest fracking”