A cheering piece of news comes from Burnley Magistrate’s Court, where two people have just been acquitted of criminal damage charges arising from their attempts to destroy BAe fighter jets that were due to be sold to Saudi Arabia. Sam and Dan’s official press release is here, and here’s a BBC write-up complete with an entertainingly tight-lipped non-quote from a BAe spokesman.
As Sam and Dan’s joint statement put it:
“We do not regret taking action, and would do it again in a heartbeat. The only thing we regret is that we were not able to finish the job.”