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All 19 people arrested following a protest at a Shenstone factory have been charged. Those arrested on July 6 at the UAV Engines site will appear before magistrates in Burton on August 28 charged with harassment – breach of civil injunction. Two of the 19 – Sarah Wilkinson, 52, of Market Square, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, and Tariq Emam, 24, of Park Grove, York – have also been charged with assault. The other 17 are:
  • Hilary Smith, aged 57, of Upper Albert Road, Sheffield
  • Mirfat Sulaiman, aged 43, of Peasefield Close, Birmingham
  • Matt Mellen, aged 35, of Providence Place, Bruton, Somerset
  • Timothy Evans, aged 35, of Egypt Road, Nottingham John Snowdon, aged 45, of Curtis Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • James Casey, aged 28, of Hawarden Grove, London
  • Christopher Cole, aged 51, of Wilkins Road, Oxford
  • Simon Thorpe, aged 28, of Marlborough Grove, London
  • Alan Mitchell, aged 43, of Knighton Fields Road West, Leicester
  • Kathryn Hobbs, aged 27, of Lyneham Walk, London
  • Alister Coutts, aged 55, of Crown Street, Aberdeen
  • Colin McKean, aged 70, of Knowsley Road, Liverpool
  • Gregory Dropkin, aged 68, of Sheil Road, Liverpool
  • Daniel Ashman, aged 31, of Old Church Street, Leicester
  • Nicholas Counsell, aged 61, of Clifton Road, Eccles, Greater Manchester
  • Ian Murray, aged 60, of Endwood Court Road, Birmingham
  • Benjamin Wilson, aged 23, of Graces Road, London

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