Fiasco at Blacklist Trial

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Another attempt to criminalise the right to protest was thwarted today ā€“ by Tory cuts to the crown prosecution service. Due to staff shortages, not enough time was allocated to the trial of Blacklist Support Group secretary, Dave Smith, for a peaceful protest. As a result the trial had to be adjourned today, and will no go ahead on January 25/26 2016.

Dave was arrested on a protest over the sacking of UNITE member Dan Collins from the Crossrail project:

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