Palestine Action activists denied chance to put cause of their actions to the jury were due for sentencing on Monday at a hearing marked by a demonstration for justice and human rights
The sentencing hearing for four Palestine Action activists, found guilty by a majority jury verdict after a trial in which they were barred from putting the political context of their actions – the prevention of war crimes – to the jury, has been delayed.
The four were due to be sentenced at 10am on Monday, marked by protests outside the courtroom against the political ban and recent moves by the authorities to prevent juries finding out that they can vote with their conscience.
But the hearing has been delayed at the eleventh hour, apparently without explanation, until 10 July. Those who can make it to Wolverhampton County Court on the new date to protest for justice are encouraged to do so.
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