A MAN accused of violence on Wellgate after a right-wing march this week claimed he was just trying to protect a pub and its customers. Dennis Farrell (31), of Halifax, is one of seven men on trial for the fracas … Continue reading
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 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
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
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
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
Thanks to Regular Reader for these scans from last weeks Advertiser. They show an altogether different story to the one you would get from Socialist Worker: Unfortunately the Advertiser demanded the scans be removed for breach of copyright just minutes … Continue reading