Putting Extinction Rebellion activists on trial isn’t in the public interest, so let’s stop | Peter Hain | The Guardian
Peter Hain Sat 8 May 2021
After the recent acquittal of climate activists by a crown court jury, it’s clear public sentiment is on their side
In the face of resistance by juries, surely there is a strong case to halt all the pending trials of Extinction Rebellion activists? With nearly a thousand trials still waiting to be heard in the courts, six members of the group were recently acquitted at Southwark crown court in XR’s second trial by a jury.