Greta Thunberg and Fellow Climate Activists Acquitted in Landmark Trial Over Oil Conference Protest

LONDON — Climate activist Greta Thunberg and four other defendants have been acquitted of charges related to a protest that blocked the entrance to a major oil and gas industry conference in London last year. Judge John Law found “significant deficiencies in the evidence” presented against Thunberg and the others, leading to their acquittal. The charges against them alleged a breach of the Public Order Act during the October 17 incident. During the trial, Judge Law criticized the police for not taking less restrictive measures and failing to clearly define where the protesters should have … Read more

Alberta Lawyer Cleared of Code of Conduct Complaint for Tweets During 2022 Convoy Protest

OTTAWA, Canada – The Law Society of Alberta has recently concluded an investigation into a code of conduct complaint filed almost two years ago against lawyer Keith Wilson. The complaint was in connection with tweets he made during the 2022 convoy protest in Ottawa, Canada. According to a document obtained by Radio-Canada, the law society dismissed the complaint and stated that Wilson had shown remorse for his actions. Keith Wilson was a prominent figure among the demonstrators during the 2022 protests in the nation’s capital. At the time, he was part of the legal team … Read more