18th April 2014 This is the complete transcript of an interview with Caroline Lucas MP about policing and prosecution policy at the anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe last year.
Judge in Caroline Lucas trial criticises policing operation and tactics at Balcombe anti-fracking protests
17th April 2014 The district judge at the trial of MP Caroline Lucas and four other anti-fracking campaigners said conditions imposed on people at the Balcombe protest on August 19th were unlawful. He said the senior police officer who issued the conditions was not authorised to do so, […]
IN THE BRIGHTON MAGISTRATES COURT CASE NO: BETWEEN: REGINA V JOSEF DOBRASZCZYK RUTH JARMAN SHIELA MENON RUTH POTTS CAROLINE LUCUS JUDGMENT AND REASONS OF DISTRICT JUDGE TIM PATTINSON – 17TH APRIL 2014
15th April 2014 Two anti-fracking campaigners accused of assaulting a police officer at last year’s Balcombe protests had their trial delayed for six months this morning. Beaujolais Bulman (26), of Lancaster, is charged with assaulting PC Llewellyn on August 19th last year outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site. Maria Sanders […]
8th April 2014 After a batch of recent court cases arising from the protests against Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site at Balcombe, we thought it was worth summarising the outcomes of the legal action so far.
Anti-fracking campaigners acquitted after judge rules they may not have known about police protest condition
7th April 2014 The prosecution at the trial of a group of anti-fracking campaigners failed to prove they ignored police warnings that they were in breach of a condition on protesting, a court heard today.
Defence argues police order at anti-fracking protest was illegal and campaigners should be acquitted
4th April 2014 Section 14 trial: Day five A group of anti-fracking campaigners on trial for failing to comply with a police order should be acquitted because the order was illegal, their barristers claimed today.