VIDEO: Revd Tim Hewes sews lips shut in protest over press responsibility in climate crisis

On Monday 2nd August, Revd Tim Hews, a retired member of the clergy, sewed his lips shut and stood outside the main entrance of News Corps UK offices at the Shard in London. His aim was to draw attention to the silencing of climate science by Rupert Murdoch and News Corp, which has led to … Continue reading VIDEO: Revd Tim Hewes sews lips shut in protest over press responsibility in climate crisis

PRESS RELEASE: Reverend, 71, Sews Lips Shut in Protest Over Press Responsibility in Climate Crisis

Monday 2nd August 2021, 15:30 For immediate release Photos here / Video here / Interviews available Contact: christianclimateaction@gmail.com / 07954 377569 A retired member of the clergy sewed his lips shut today and stood outside the main entrance of News Corps UK offices at the Shard in London. His aim was to draw attention to … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Reverend, 71, Sews Lips Shut in Protest Over Press Responsibility in Climate Crisis

Mark’s Statement

Rev Mark Coleman appeared at the City of London Magistrate's Court on 25th March, charged with Obstruction of the Highway in the October 2019 Rebellion. Mark didn't actually finish his statement in time for the hearing, as he explains below, but wrote one later. He says: "I did not finish my statement in time for … Continue reading Mark’s Statement

What kind of a mad world is it that has a priest standing in a dock for telling the truth ? Rev’d Sue Parfitt’s Court Statement

Rev’d Sue Parfitt, a retired member of the clergy, was on trial yesterday, charged with Obstruction of the Highway. She was arrested in December as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest outside a Ministry Of Defence facility. The protest, held at Abbey Wood near Bristol, highlighted the greenhouse gas emissions caused by the military just days … Continue reading What kind of a mad world is it that has a priest standing in a dock for telling the truth ? Rev’d Sue Parfitt’s Court Statement

I’ve vowed to do all I can to wake us up to reality: Sheila Collin’s court statement

Sheila Collins, a grandmother and a Christian, was in court earlier this month charged with wilful obstruction of the highway in London in 2019 during a Rebellion. The magistrates were very impressed with her eloquence and the depth of her convictions. Nonetheless, they found her guilty. Here is the powerful statement she read in court. … Continue reading I’ve vowed to do all I can to wake us up to reality: Sheila Collin’s court statement

We are called to be keepers of the earth: Paul Kunert’s Court Defence Statement

Paul Kunert was recently in court, charged with breaching a Section 14 order at a Rebellion in September 2020. He was found guilty and received a six month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay £522 court costs. His defence summing up statement, published below, explains why he felt compelled to take action. We are … Continue reading We are called to be keepers of the earth: Paul Kunert’s Court Defence Statement

G7: CCA Rebel Arrested After G7 Fails to Address the Climate Emergency

‘The G7 has failed to address the climate and ecological crisis. We need non-violent direct action to challenge our leaders.’ – Ben, CCA and XR rebel. Ben was arrested on Sunday after he was one of a number of activists who blocked the G7 exit road in protest at G7 inaction on the climate crisis. … Continue reading G7: CCA Rebel Arrested After G7 Fails to Address the Climate Emergency