South Yorkshire Freedom Riders Trial

 

 Press release 28th November:

Charges Against Freedom Riders Dropped

Charges have been dropped against the two South Yorkshire freedom riders who were arrested at Sheffield railway station in June this year.  The rally will continue but as a celebration

Support Tony and George

Lobby outside Sheffield Magistrates Court

Castle Street S3 8LU

Tony Nuttall and George Arthur were violently arrested by British Transport Police at a Freedom Riders rally in Sheffield station on June 23rd.  This followed a series of peaceful mass "Freedom Rides" by elderly and disabled pass holders from March 31st.

They were charged with obstructing the police and not having a valid ticket and were summonsed for a trial.

Free bus from Barnsley 8.15 am provided by Unite the Union

Lobby supported by Barnsley Trades Council

 

http://www.unitetheunion.org/how-we-help/listofregions/northeastyorkshirehumberside/community-membership/freedom-riders/

 

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