Climate activist Violet Coco has been released after a successful appeal of her 15-month jail sentence for blocking one lane of traffic for about 30 minutes on the Sydney Harbour Bridge last April. Ben Radford reports.
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Activist Stephen Langford has been arrested for failing to adhere to draconian bail conditions, which prevent him from being in the Sydney CBD. Pip Hinman 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.
The NSW Council for Civil Liberties is campaigning for NSW Labor Party delegates to commit to repealing the anti-democratic laws. Josh Pallas reports.
New South Wales Greens MP Abigail Boyd told Suzanne James that NSW Labor has abandoned its base, ignoring the wave of concern about climate change that obliterated the federal Coalition government.
Brisbane City Council has charged Greens councillor Jonathan Sri in connection with a protest in the Queen Street Mall in September 2020. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Justice for Palestine Meanjin has vowed to defy police restrictions on the right to march at next year's rally, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Thousands of people mobilised across England on May 1 against the proposed Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which activists say will erode the right to protest, writes Susan Price.
Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) organised an online rally to discuss widespread concern about draconian laws being used against activists, reports Chloe DS.