Extinction Rebellion

  • REBELLION OF ONE – the home straight! : TIME CHANGE to 11AM
    How is your preparation for Rebellion Of One going? With a week and a half to go, we are on the home straight! If you are looking for a little inspiration, we will be sending a short series of messages which might stiffen your resolve to take action alone, together,…
  • BREAKING: ‘This is an act of care’ – Extinction Rebellion women break windows at HSBC Canary Wharf HQ in latest action to highlight the financing of climate breakdown
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7986671716Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#RepairHarm #HSBC #FossilBanks #MoneyRebellion At 7am on Thursday 22nd of April, the 51st Earth Day, nine women from Extinction Rebellion and political party Burning Pink broke windows at the HSBC headquarters in Canary Wharf. The women wore patches with the words ‘better broken windows than broken promises’ in…
  • Vanessa ‘Nessie’ Stevenson, 58, gardener from Wirksworth
    Nessie was arrested on 17th April 2019 on Great George St at Parliament Square during the 2019 April Rebellion and charged with Obstruction of the Highway. She pleaded guilty on 27th September 2019 at City of London Magistrates’ Court and was given a six month conditional discharge and £105 court…
  • Stefania Morosi, 43, yoga teacher from West London
    #DisobeyInTheDock Stefania was sentenced to 14 days in prison for contempt of court on 16th April 2021 after gluing herself to furniture and livestreaming from the court room during her own plea hearing. Stefania took the action while appearing at City of London Magistrates’ Court charged with a Section 14…
  • Eleanor McAree, 25, project manager from East London
    Eleanor, a member of affinity group Tree of Life, was arrested sitting in the road at Parliament Square on Thursday 18th April during the 2019 April Rebellion. She was charged under Section 14 of the Public Order Act and tried on 13th December at City of London Magistrates’ Court. She…
  • Trial Extended: XR versus Shell in Crown Court – ‘Shell still knows’
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.uk, ronan.mcnern@gmail.com Phone:  +44(0)7479234522 / +44(0)7918165046Shell 7: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter |Photos and videos for Shell 7 plus more hereXRUK: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#Shell7 #ExtinctionRebellion #StopEcocide NB. As the defence begins, updates will be posted here.  16 April, London, UK: The jury trial of seven people – including two Extinction Rebellion co-founders – charged with £25K worth of criminal damage at Shell’s London HQ…
  • Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 21 – It’s Not Illegal To Care: The Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill
    Extinction Rebellion Podcast: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Podomatic The episode begins with the stirring words of XR’s Clare Farrell and Marvina Newton from ‘United for black Lives’ speaking against the Police Crime Sentencing and Courts bill in parliament Square on April 3rd at a Kill the Bill coalition event.  This…
  • 26-27 JUNE: THIS IS AN UPRISING – Extinction Rebellion launches plans for post-lockdown ‘Uprising’ in London
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone:  +447561098449 / +447986671716Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#ExtinctionRebellion #ActNow #TellTheTruth 26-27 JUNE: Extinction Rebellion UK releases plans for a weekend ‘uprising’ on the first weekend the UK is officially out of lockdown Saturday 26 June will see Extinction Rebellion join forces with other movements…
  • THIS IS AN UPRISING – Join a weekend of action on June 26-27
    As we make our way out of lockdown, our rebellion is beginning to ramp back up again. Is anyone else feeling restless and ready to hit the streets!? So where do we go from here? With momentum building around the Police and Crimes Bill which is shifting the UK further…
  • Suzanne Dennis-Betts, 67, and John Dennis-Betts, 71, both retired from Totnes
    Suzanne, a retired chartered psychologist and husband John, a retired social worker and senior manager, were arrested together on 14th April 2019 on Waterloo Bridge during the 2019 April Rebellion. They were both tried on 15th October 2019 at City of London Magistrates’ Court and found guilty. Each received a…
  • Tom Bennett, 35, architect from East London
    Tom was arrested on 20th April 2019 on Waterloo Bridge during the 2019 April Rebellion under Section 14 of the Public Order Act. He was tried on 13th November 2019 at City of London Magistrates’ Court, found guilty and given a nine month conditional discharge and £730 court costs. He…
  • Michael Bird, 32, nature conservation ranger from Leeds
    Michael was arrested on 7th October 2019 at Millbank during the 2019 October Rebellion and charged with Obstruction of the Highway. He was tried at City of London Magistrates’ Court on 13th April 2021. Michael’s court statement, April 2021 Climate change poses an imminent threat to myself and my community…
  • Nadira Wallace, 33, PhD student from London
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  • Amber Reeve, 26, student nurse from Cardiff
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  • 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…