The barrister for a group of anti-fracking campaigners on trial for protests outside the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick said there was “an abject failure” of policing.
Anti-fracking campaigners felt intimidated by the driving of some lorries delivering to the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport and were unable to protest peacefully, a court heard today.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is demanding IGas pay the costs of the operation to evict a protest camp from its exploratory gas site at Upton.
A prominent anti-fracking campaigner has revealed that he was detained under the Terrorism Act at Exeter Airport just before Christmas.
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IGas boss, Andrew Austin, told an industry conference this afternoon the company’s well at Ellesmee Port in Cheshire was as good, if not better than anything the company had seen across north-west England.
The government has instructed local councils and the police to do more to stop protest camps, including those against oil and gas operations.
The state violated human rights in the way it responded to UK anti-fracking protests, new research concludes. A paper by a group of academics, due to be published next month, found that people who took part in the protests were unlawfully arrested and prevented from taking part in […]
In this guest post, author Martin Dale explains how he came to write his new book about the anti-fracking movement, what he learned and what he thinks will happen next.
Was the police operation at the Balcombe anti-fracking protests designed to deter protesters or test new techniques for the future?
12th May 2014 Now that all the trials arising from the Balcombe anti-fracking protests are over, Ruth Hayhurst – who attended almost all the cases – reflects on what the policing strategy sought to achieve.