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ELP Bulletin - British Animal Rights Prisoner Heather Nicholson

British Animal Rights prisoner, Heather Nicholson has had additional charges
placed against her following her alleged threatening of a lawbreaking, fox
murdering, hunt scum. The new charges include Violent Disorder and
Attempted Robbery.
ELP Information Bulletin (29th of January 2006)

Dear friends

British Animal Rights prisoner, Heather Nicholson has had additional charges
placed against her following her alleged threatening of a lawbreaking, fox
murdering, hunt scum. The new charges include Violent Disorder and
Attempted Robbery.

At the time of the alleged incident, involving the lawbreaking, fox
murdering, hunt scum, there were two other people with Heather (both of
these people are well known British animal rights activists). Although it
was only Heather who was remanded into custody all three were arrested and
charged following the incident and all three are facing these new charges.
ELP is giving our total support to all three defendants in this case, but we
are not disclosing the names of the other two as they do not wish their case
to detract from the jailing of Heather.

The charges against Heather and her two co-defendants are totally bogus and
ELP regards Heather to be a political prisoner.

The real reason Heather was jailed has nothing to do with the alleged
threatening of a lawbreaking, fox murdering, hunt scum. Heather is a very
well known British animal rights activist who is a co-founder of the
international animal rights movement SHAC (Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty).
In the past the police have done everything they can to try and silence
Heather and this is just another pathetic attempt by the police to silence
this well known activist by keeping her locked up. However Heather has
informed ELP she is looking forward to her trial, so it is unclear if the
police's attempt to silence her will actually work!

Naturally ELP will keep everyone informed as to the developments in Heather
& her co-defendants trial and we encourage everyone to send letters of
support to Heather.

Please send letters of support to:

Heather Nicholson NR7271
HMP Bronzefield
Woodthorpe Road
Ashford
Middlesex
TW15 3JZ
England.

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line" (Michael Collins - former Mayday 2000 prisoner)

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update 18.Apr.2006 09:48

reposting from ELP site

As ELP has mentioned before, the British police are doing everything they can to try and silence well known British animal rights activist Heather Nicholson, who is a cofounder of the international animal rights movement SHAC. First the police remanded her for allegedly insulting a fox murdering hunt scum. Then the police charged her and her two co-defendants with "Violent Disorder" towards the fox murdering hunt scum. And now, in a court case unrelated to the incident involving the fox murdering hunt scum, Heather has been found Guilty of breaking an Anti-Social Behaviour Order, issued against her to stop her campaigning against Huntingdon Life Sciences, and has been sentenced to four months imprisonment. Because the breaking of the ASBO "offence" is different to the charge she was remanded for, the time she has already served on remand does not count towards her four month sentence!!! Please send letters of support to:

Heather Nicholson NR7271
HMP Bronzefield,
Woodthorpe Road,
Ashford,
Middlesex
TW15 3JZ
England