Stop the War on Jonnie Marbles

There’s a good piece by Robin Beste at Stop the War: If you can be jailed for a shaving foam attack why is war criminal Tony Blair still at large?: ‘Sentencing May-Bowles to six weeks imprisonment, Judge Daphne Wickham said it wasn’t just for the foam attack that he was jailed: it was for disrupting “a parliamentary process, which as you know conducts itself with dignity and in a civilised fashion”.… Read More

Jonnie Marbles Sent to Jail: Stop Sentencing Protesters NOW

SIGN THE PETITION TO FREE JONNIE NOW. Jonnie Marbles (aka Jonnie May-Bowles), 26, who attempted to throw a foam pie at Rupert Murdoch at the House of Commons culture committee on July 19th, had pleaded guilty to common assault and was today sentenced to six weeks imprisonment of which he will serve three, and ordered to pay a fine of £250 plus £15 ‘victim surcharge’.… Read More

Criminalisation of Anarchists

There’s a short piece by Kevin Blowe here regarding the Met’s suggestion that anarchists should be reported to the police: ‘the suggestion that “any information relating to anarchists should be reported to your local Police” is another example of the attempted criminalisation of ideas.’ The Guardian reported the story here: ‘”It unfairly implies that anyone involved in anarchism should be known to the police and is involved in an dangerous activity,” said Jason Sands, an anarchist from South London.… Read More