Protesters gathered outside the Perth Magistrates Court to protest the 15-month prison sentence handed to climate activist Violet CoCo for blocking traffic in Sydney. Alex Salmon reports.
Climate activist Violet CoCo has been sentenced to 15 month’s prison for blocking vehicles, possessing a bright light distress signal and refusing to comply with police directions, reports Rachel Evans.
NSW Civil Liberties Council president Josh Pallas gave a presentation on anti-protest laws and the right to protest at Ecosocialism 2022.
About 30 activists defied police intimidation to protest the International Mining and Resources Conference at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour. Kerry Smith reports.
An alliance of climate action and environment groups have condemned police intimidation against activists in the lead up to IMARC. Isaac Nellist reports.
All charges against Mali Cooper relating to Blockade Australia climate protests in June have been dropped. Alex Bainbridge reports.
The NSW government enacted new anti-protest laws with Labor's support, but it is having difficulty getting its new anti-union laws through. Jim McIlroy reports.
The New South Wales Supreme Court is hearing a challenge that aims to overturn NSW Police fines against protesters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim McIlroy reports.
Climate activist Jay Larbalestier narrowly avoided jail time for the offence of blocking peak hour traffic on Sydney’s Harbour Bridge. Susan Price reports.
Rachel Evans argues that progressives need to resist the draconian police repression of peaceful climate activists, because no matter climate activists’ tactics, the state is intent on criminalising dissent.
NSW Greens MLC Abigail Boyd discusses the increasingly draconian anti-protest laws in that state.
More than 100 protesters defied police to stop traffic in the CBD on June 27 for just under an hour at 8am as part of Blockade Australia’s (BA) week of climate action. Rachel Evans reports.