Human rights activists face life imprisonment for stopping deportation flight in UK

Human rights activists face life imprisonment for stopping deportation flight in UK

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Two years ago, a group of activists blocked a chartered flight from leaving Stansted airport near London. On the flight were 60 people being deported to Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Last month, the Stansted 15, as they are known, were found guilty of endangering the safety of an aerodrome, a verdict that carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. We speak with Mel Evans, one of the Stansted 15.

Update: On Feb 6, all of the Stansted 15 walked free from court. Twelve were sentenced to ... See More

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