Wellgate Riot Trial 2 – The William Fry seven, trial starts!

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Seven defendants appear in Sheffield Crown Court today as their trial starts, they are: Andrew Thomas Gary Fox Daniel Lee Luty David Ashley Woodward Dennis Farrell Henry Mark Fisher John James Sheridan Reece Mclaren More news later.

Ten cleared over Wellgate disorder

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TEN Asian men have been cleared of violent disorder after a right-wing protest and counter protest descended into chaos. Jurors at Sheffield Crown Court took just over seven-and–a-half hours to find all of the men not guilty following a four-week … Continue reading

Rotherham 12 were defending themselves in the face of an ‘unexpected onslaught’, court told

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Protesters did no more than act in self defence while standing together against a “cauldron of hatred” from Nazi thugs, the Rotherham 12 trial heard. Michael Mansfield QC, defending two of the men who are accused of violent disorder, said … Continue reading

Wellgate Riot Trial: Arrested Wellgate rally counter-protester tells court “blade” was a “wooden knife”

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Arrested Wellgate rally counter-protester tells court “blade” was a “wooden knife” A FATHER charged with possessing an offensive weapon during a mass brawl which broke out after a right-wing and counter protest claims he was brandishing a wooden artificial knife … Continue reading

Police commander’s ignorance ‘beggars belief’ Rotherham 12 trial told

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A police commander in charge on the day Nazis attacked Asian counter demonstrators in Rotherham has been likened to a character from TV comedy Fawlty Towers. Sheffield Crown Court burst into laughter as defence barrister Michael Mansfield QC mocked Chief … Continue reading