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Justice interrupted

Posted on Feb 4, 2021 in News |

Justice interrupted

The article was originally published in the Morning Star. POLICE deliberately destroyed witness statements relating to striking building workers the Shrewsbury 24 in the 1970s because they were taken “before officers knew what they were trying to prove,” the Court of Appeal was told today. And “higher echelons of the state” were involved in production […]

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Messages of support

Posted on Feb 3, 2021 in News |

Messages of support

I am proud to send solidarity and support from the TUC and the whole of the trade union movement ahead of your historic Court of Appeal hearing. You have fought a long and dignified struggle to overturn the unjust prosecution of the Shrewsbury 24 – building workers who were fighting for basic rights at work. […]

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Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal

Posted on Jan 30, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal

This article originally appeared in the Morning Star,  30/01/2021. Could justice at last be on the horizon for the building workers prosecuted for picketing during the national strike in 1972? EILEEN TURNBULL reports on the latest developments in their long fight to clear their names. ON FEBRUARY 3-4 2021, the Court of Appeal will hear […]

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Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal, 3-4 February 2021

Posted on Jan 30, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal, 3-4 February 2021

We are delighted to confirm that the pickets appeal will be heard on 3 and 4 February 2021 at the Court of Appeal in the Royal Courts of Justice, London. The Campaign represents twelve pickets including Des Warren, John McKinsie Jones, Ken O’Shea, Malcolm Clee, Michael Pierce, Terry Renshaw, Kevin Butcher, Bernard Williams, Alfred James, […]

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Shrewsbury 24 New Year update 2021

Posted on Jan 4, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury 24 New Year update 2021

On behalf of the Shrewsbury pickets and the campaign committee we wish you all a Happy New Year and thank you for the support that you have given to us over the past fourteen years. As you know, we have never given up our quest for justice for the pickets. Against all odds, we have […]

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Support Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign’s live-streamed virtual rally

Posted on Jun 16, 2020 in News |

Support Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign’s live-streamed virtual rally

The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign’s annual rally is to streamed live on their Facebook page at 1pm, Saturday 20th June. (Read more here.) We have supported them from day one and attended their march and rally each year in South Yorkshire. The pandemic has prevented us all from getting together in 2020 but this […]

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Morning Star Article

Posted on Jun 4, 2020 in News |

Morning Star Article

Terry Renshaw has written a piece for today’s Morning Star, “More Shrewsbury pickets’ cases referred to the Court of Appeal”. You can read it online here.

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CCRC refers more Shrewsbury pickets to the Court of Appeal

Posted on May 26, 2020 in News |

Following four new applications from the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign we are pleased to announce that the Criminal Cases Review Commission has now referred their convictions to the Court of Appeal. Supporters will remember that on 4 March 2020 the CCRC finally referred the convictions of eight pickets and invited applications from any others. From the […]

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Thank you to all our supporters

Posted on Mar 9, 2020 in News |

Thank you to all our supporters

Since posting the news that the CCRC have referred the pickets’ convictions to the Court of Appeal we have been overwhelmed with messages of support and congratulations from our trade union, trades council and CLP affiliates. The Shrewsbury 24 Campaign want to pay tribute to the eight pickets who have consistently pursued this case through […]

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Bindman’s Press Release

Posted on Mar 7, 2020 in News |

Bindman’s Press Release

This article was originally published on Bindmans’ website on 6/3/2020. Case Update: Shrewsbury 24 pickets case referred to the Court of Appeal CCRC refer convictions of the Shrewsbury 24 pickets to the Court of Appeal On 4 March 2020, the Criminal Cases Review Commission referred the convictions of eight of the Shrewsbury 24 to the […]

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