Steve Lowes, 50, company director from Surrey

Steve, aka Woody, is also an artist and lives on a wooden boat on the Thames. He was arrested on Whitehall during the 2019 October Rebellion and charged with Obstruction of the Highway. He was tried on the 4th March 2021 at City of London Magistrates’ Court. His case was…

Malcolm White, 33, doctor from Glasgow

Malcolm was arrested on 20th April 2019 at Parliment Square during the 2019 April Rebellion under Section 14 of the Public Order Act. He pleaded guilty on 18th Oct 2019 at City of London Magistrates’ Court and received a six month conditional discharge and £70 court costs. Malcolm’s Court Statement…

Oshi Owen, 52, hospitality manager from Preselis, Pembrokeshire

Oshi was arrested on 25th April 2019 outside Goldman Sachs on the last day of the 2019 April Rebellion and charged with Obstruction of the Highway. She pleaded guilty on 4th October 2019 at City of London Magistrates’ Court and received a six month conditional discharge and £105 court costs.…

Jon Atkinson, 54, investor from Bristol

Jon was arrested on 16th April 2019 at Oxford Circus during the 2019 April Rebellion under Section 14 of the Public Order Act. He was tried on 7th January 2020 at City of London Magistrates’ Court, found guilty and given a nine month conditional discharge and an order to pay…

Ruth Gardiner, 25, teaching assistant from Stroud

Ruth, who is also an education student, was arrested on 12th April 2019 at Waterloo Bridge during the 2019 April Rebellion. She pleaded guilty on 18th October at City of London Magistrates’ Court and received a six month conditional discharge and £105 court costs. “For those of us who work…

Kate Moore, 53, grief counsellor from Llandeilo

Kate was arrested with her daughter Sibi on 25th April 2019 outside Goldman Sachs during the 2019 April Rebellion. She pleaded guilty on 4th October 2019 to a Section 14 offence and Obstruction of the Highway at City of London Magistrates’ Court and received a six month conditional discharge and…

Sibi Moore, 23, nursery teacher from Dartmoor

Sibi was arrested with her mum Kate on 25th April 2019 outside Goldman Sachs during the 2019 April Rebellion. She pleaded guilty to a Section 14 offence and Obstruction of the Highway on 4th October 2019 at City of London Magistrates’ Court and received a six month conditional discharge and…

Jay Griffiths, 54, writer from mid-Wales

Jay was arrested at Oxford Circus during the 2019 April Rebellion under Section 14 of the Public Order Act. She was tried on 28th January 2020 at City of London Magistrates’ Court and received a nine conditional discharge and £220 court costs. In his concluding remarks, Judge Noble told Jay…

Sam Rodgers, 23, circus performer from Bideford

Sam was arrested during the 2019 April Rebellion and charged under Section 14 of the Public Order Act. He pleaded guilty at City of London Magistrates’ Court on 13th September 2019 and received a six month conditional discharge and £105 court costs. Photo credits: Joe Twigg The post Sam Rodgers,…

Hazel Stenson, 57, project leader from Bury St Edmunds

Hazel, who is a project leader at a tech firm, was arrested on 5th September 2020 while locked on under a truck during the Murdoch printworks blockade at Broxbourne during the 2020 September Rebellon. She was charged with Obstruction of the Highway and pleaded not guilty on 5th October 2020…

XR Podcast and Rebel Radio Special: The Race to Save the World

Extinction Rebellion Podcast: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Podomatic Rebel Radio: Live on Soho Radio every Tuesday and Friday 11-12 | Mixcloud In this collaboration with Rebel Radio, Anna Hyde hosts this Special with the director and some of the protagonists of the film ‘The Race to Save the World‘. Anna…

International Olympics Committee uniforms made with Uyghur forced labor

Axios reports this week that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has given a uniform contract for the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics to a company implicated in forced labor. The Hengyuanxiang (HYX) Group, which was contracted by the IOC to supply formal uniforms, has a…

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