Appeal judges free XR protestor who glued himself to London…

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Appeal judges free XR protestor who glued himself to London…

Appeal judges free XR protestor who glued himself to London City Airport plane – sentence cut to 4 months
2022-01-15 19:00:00
A former Paralympic athlete, James Brown, who superglued himself to the roof of a British Airways plane at London City Airport to draw attention to the climate crisis has had his sentence cut from one year to four months by appeal judges.  Extinction Rebellion activist James Brown from Exeter, was in September jailed by a judge at Southwark Crown Court after being convicted of causing a public nuisance.  Lawyers representing Brown said there had been no reason to charge him with causing a public nuisance.  They argued that the 12-month term was ‘manifestly disproportionate’ and said Brown suffered ‘unique hardship’ in prison because of his disability.  The lawyers also questioned the proportionality of the decision to bring the charge, saying he could have been charged with aggravated trespass and told appeal judges that custody was not justified on the facts of

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