Protecting protest - fracking campaigners challenge Ineos' "anti-democratic" tactics

Tamasin Cave - 22 February 2019

As people around the country take to the streets against inaction over the climate emergency, campaigners are challenging corporate efforts to shut down front line protests.

“We’re in this kind of war against an industry that knows it's on its way out, but is clinging on as long as it can,” says Joe Corré of anti-fracking group, Talk Fracking.

In the next few weeks, Corré will find out whether his efforts to challenge a wide-ranging injunction brought by petrochemical giant, Ineos, against protestors have been successful. Ineos is one of the main companies pushing to frack in the UK.

“If we win, it will be another major blow to the fracking industry,” says Corré. “If we don’t, then it's going to be a really big thing for protest.”... See more