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UK: Three anti-fracking activists protesting Cuadrilla operation released

"Three anti-fracking activists released from prison over Cuadrilla demonstration", 17 Oct 2018

Three men who were jailed for protesting outside a fracking site have been released. The activists had been sent to prison for their 100-hour demonstration at the Cuadrilla site in Little Plumpton, Lancashire. But soil scientist Simon Blevins, 26, teacher Richard Roberts, 36, and piano restorer Rich Loizou, 31, were released by the Court of Appeal on Wednesday. The men had been jailed for 16 and 15 months respectively, but these sentences were replaced by conditional discharges...