Extinction Rebellion protesters stay away from court over Covid-19 fears

Extinction Rebellion protesters stay away from court over Covid-19 fears One defendant did not attend hearing into last year’s protests as she was self-isolatingDozens of Extinction Rebellion protesters failed to attend their court hearings after the campaign group told them to stay away due to the coronavirus crisis.Forty-nine people were due to appear at City of London magistrates court on Friday charged in connection with a series of environmental demonstrations held in the capital last October. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/20/extinction-rebellion-protesters-stay-away-from-court-over-covid-19-fears