Hannah Van den Brul, 31, music teacher from North London

Hannah (right, with fellow defendant John Coghlan, left) was arrested on Waterloo Bridge during the 2019 April Rebellion. She was tried on 3rd December 2019 at City of London Magistrates’ Court and acquitted because the judge ruled the Section 14 order was unlawfully imposed.

“I understood that people were already suffering from climate breakdown, that the outlook was horrendous, and that we needed – still need – urgent change. Peaceful protest was the fastest way to make a deep impact.”

Photo credit: Helena Smith

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