‘The printing press that we shut down represents so much that must change.’

Last week XR shut down a news press. Sue Hampton was there

'The protest was defined by inventiveness, humour and boisterous spirit, with solidarity and song...' | Photo: by Tom Oldham, courtesy of XR.

I wrote this piece from a jail cell, following my arrest at the ‘Stop the Press’ Extinction Rebellion (XR) protest. I joined a blockade of the News Corps Printworks, home to The Sun, The Times, and The Daily Mail. I wrote it in case I was interviewed with a solicitor, which I wasn’t. I was charged with obstructing the public highway and released under bail conditions.

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