The Shell Seven, by Margaret Heffernan, for BBC Radio 4

Author: Margaret Heffernan. Review by Rebecca Hardy

‘We hope you will agree. We acted carefully and consciously with love and with grief.’ | Photo: Six of of the Shell seven (Courtesy Simon Pizzey/XR)

Just over twelve months ago, a group of Extinction Rebellion (XR) protestors made headlines when they were acquitted for criminal damages to Shell’s headquarters, despite having no defence in law, and being indisputably guilty of the charges.

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