HS2 Injunction: HS2 Makes Sinister Attempt to Create a Second Tier of Corporate Policing to Silence Opposition

HS2 Limited are seeking impunity from all protests through a route wide injunction, criminalising anyone who steps on land in possession of HS2. They are seeking an end to lawful protests against HS2 including protest camps, actions against HS2 and monitoring of HS2’s activities - but they are also creating a dangerous and risky situation for anyone who walks, lives and exists around the area owned by HS2.

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Activists on trial for preventing HS2 from poisoning London’s drinking water

On Monday 21st February 2022 at 10 am, two activists are due to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates Court charged with criminal damage and aggravated trespass. This follows a protest in February 2020 when the two activists, including the partially sighted Paralympic gold medallist James Brown, allegedly climbed onto HS2’s 100ft drilling rig in the Colne Valley, West London.

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Wendover Active Resistance (WAR): A Vigil in Support of Our Tunnellers

On Saturday 6th November between 4pm and 8pm, we will be holding a vigil in support of our incredibly brave tunnellers. On this day which also marks DAY 28 of the Wendover Eviction and DAY 21 of the Subterranean Protest, we wish to show our support from the community to our 5 very brave and deeply committed activists who are putting their lives at risk to protest HS2.

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HS2 are unlawfully evicting WAR camp – Happening now

Wendover Active Resistance (WAR) camp is currently being evicted by HS2 unlawfully. Around a hundred bailiffs, HS2 security and a tunneling team entered the site at 6am this morning. The court was contacted on Friday for a necessary amendment to the Court Order, which was produced in violation of what was stated and agreed in Court. 

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Euston tunnellers emerge victorious as HS2 case collapses

Seven people who lived in a 100 ft network of tunnels under Euston Square Gardens for 31 days to stop HS2 have had all charges dismissed in a real-life courtroom drama hailed as a “victory for the right to protest” by supporters including TV presenter Chris Packham.

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All activists acquitted in the final round of trial dates from HS2 protest – judge asks prosecutor, ‘Why are you wasting our time with this again’?

At St. Alban’s Magistrates Court on Monday 23rd August 2021 the final 7 activists from the ‘Extinction is Forever’ protest (which took place outside a HS2 site on the outskirts of Maple Cross, Uxbridge, West London in October 2020) were suddenly acquitted when the case was dismissed by the judge after just one hour into the proceedings.

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