‘Stansted Fifteen’ receives suspended sentences

As part of a news round-up, Rebecca Hardy looks at the sentencing of the 'Stansted Fifteen'

The Stansted Fifteen. | Photo: Lyndsay Burtonshaw.

The year started with the high-profile news that the ‘Stansted Fifteen’ group of protesters, which included Friend Lyndsay Burtonshaw, were appealing their terror-offence-related conviction received at the end of 2018. The members of the End Deportations group were found guilty of blocking the take-off of a deportation flight in March 2017 at Stansted Airport, a charge which carried a potential life sentence.

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