As a climate activist who has been jailed in Russia, I’m concerned about Australia’s treatment of Violet Coco | Arshak Makichyan

I know what it is like to live in a country where there is no way to voice oppositionThe case of climate protester Violet Coco, who was sentenced to 15 months in prison for briefly blocking a lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, is a frightening development. This was a peaceful protest, but the court refusing her bail until March is a condition usually imposed on violent criminals, according to her lawyer. A researcher from Human Rights Watch has called the sentence “outrageous”.The escalation of this case to such a completely disproportionate punishment is a part of a… Source – Full Article As a climate activist who has been jailed in Russia, I’m concerned about Australia’s treatment of Violet Coco | Arshak Makichyan

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