Support Elbit Activist – 4 Day Trial in Manchester Magistrates Court

“Ferranti 1” – 4 Day Trial next week at Manchester Magistrates Court 26, 27, 28 & 30 September 2022, 09.30 AM – 4:30 PM

One local activist has been charged with ‘obstruction of the highway’ after they locked on to a caravan outside the factory formerly known as Elbit….. that is, the Israeli arms firm Elbit’s now permanently closed factory in Oldham.
Their trial will be for 4 days in the week beginning September 26th – at the Manchester Magistrates Court below – a FOUR DAY TRIAL for blocking the road !!!!
This is how far the state will go – we need to go just as far to support!!!

Calls for support every day of trial – mobilise 9.30AM

Address: Manchester Magistrates Court, Crown Square, Wood St, M60 1PR. just off Deans Gate – round the corner from Crown Square

See relevant media links below:

Oldham protest: Two arrests at Elbit Systems factory – BBC News

Local activist blocked the road outside Elbit in Oldham last August (as seen on Manchester Evening News. (Activist visible at eg 30 seconds, 7.30, around 9.30 – 10.00 when removed and led away.)


What are the CPS doing, still pursuing this activist, over a year later….

 Dont they know – Elbit IS out of Oldham….