Around 50 people gathered outside the Home Office in London this afternoon to demand the halt of the deportation of Osime Brown. Protesters heard speeches from activists, lawyers and Joan Martin, Osime Brown’s mother. Martin said her son’s life had been, ‘a conveyer belt from bad to worse’, who had been failed by the authorities.
The activists who blocked a deportation flight on Stansted Airport in 2017 had their convictions quashed today in the Court of Appeal. The appeal judgement states that ‘The appellants should not have been prosecuted for the extremely serious offence under section 1(2)(b) of the 1990 Act because their conduct did not satisfy the various elements