BREAKING: Extinction Rebellion co-founder Dr Gail Bradbrook breaks window at Barclays Bank in act of civil disobedience

Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone:  +44(0)7986671716Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#RepairHarm #BarclaysUK #FossilBanks #MoneyRebellion #HSBC Dr Gail Bradbrook, one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion broke the window of Barclays Bank in Stroud at around 6am this morning. The action was carried out carefully before opening hours in order to reduce any risk of harm. Dr Bradbrook is already…

Shell MacDonagh, 33, maths teacher from London

Shell, who is in XR Educators, XR Scientists, XR Art Blockers and XR Talks and Trainings, was arrested on 3rd September 2020 outside the Houses of Parliament after she climbed the fence with ten others then glued on to the Peers’ Entrance. She was tried on 12th January 2021 at…

Steve Fay, 53, clinical specialist from Rutland

Steve was arrested at London City airport on October 10 2019 during the 2019 October Rebellion and charged with obstruction of the public highway. He was tried at City of London Magistrates’ Court on 4th February 2021 and found guilty. He received a six month conditional discharge and £400 court…

Rob Tresidder, 75, semi-retired carpenter from Wirksworth

Rob, who is also a joiner, wood machinist, parent and member of the ‘Meerkat’ affinity group, was first arrested during the 2019 April Rebellion under Section 14 of the Public Order Act. He pleaded not guilty and was due to stand trial in January 2020 but his case was dismissed.…

Ed Hime, 41, script writer from South London

Ed was arrested during the 2019 April Rebellion and charged under Section 14 of the Public Order Act. He was tried at City of London Magistrates’ Court in December 2019 and found guilty. Ed was arrested again during 2019 October Rebellion under Section 14 and Obstruction of the Highway. “I…

Bissera Ivanova, 25, research assistant from Aix-Marseille

Bissera, a research assistant in brain and language sciences at Leeds University at the time of her arrest and originally from Bulgaria, was arrested on 16th April 2019 in Oxford Circus during the 2019 April Rebellion. She was charged under Section 14 of the Public Order Act and received a…

James Ozden, 24, maths tutor from London

James, who is originally from Turkey, was first arrested on Horseferry Road during the 2019 October Rebellion and charged with Obstruction of the Highway. He was arrested again in July 2020 after dying the Trafalgar Square fountains red with Animal Rebellion and charged with criminal damage, and a third time…

Toddy, 50, chef from Dorset

Toddy was arrested at Marble Arch on the second Wednesday of the 2019 April Rebellion. She pleaded guilty at City of London Magistrates’ Court on November 8th 2019 and was given a six month conditional discharge and £105 court costs. “I’m not an uncooperative crusty. I’m a mum and a…

Senan Clifford, 59, former teacher from Stroud

Senan was arrested and charged with aggravated trespass at the London City Airport action during the October Rebellion in 2019. He was tried and aquitted along with four others at City of London Magistrates’ Court in January 2020. The judge blamed the trial’s collapse on the “abject failure” of the…

Claudia Fisher, 57, mother of five from Brighton

Claudia was arrested and charged for aggravated trespass at the London City Airport action during the 2019 October Rebellion. She was tried and aquitted along with four others at City of London Magistrates’ Court in January 2020. The judge blamed the trial’s collapse on the “abject failure” of the CPS,…

Maggie Freegard, 65, retired GP from St Keverne

Maggie was arrested on Waterloo Bridge on 17th April 2019, during the 2019 April Rebellion. She was tried at City of London Magistrates’ Court on 7th October 2019 and found guilty. She was given a nine month conditional discharge and £105 court costs. Maggie’s Court Statement “I took part in…

John Blewett, 52, environmental consultant from Dorking

John was arrested during the 2019 April Rebellion and was tried at City of London Magistrates’ Court and acquitted because the Section 14 was not served correctly. He was arrested again during the 2019 October Rebellion and again pleaded not guilty but his case did not get to court. “I’ve…

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