|Supporters have gathered at Armley Jail in Leeds to show solidarity with jailed campaigner Norman scarth (85)
Supporters from as far away as Ireland have attended with banners and a converted London bus to show distaste at the 6 month sentence metered out for contempt of court to the 85 year war veteren.
The supporters are calling for justice for Norman Scarth who has been jailed in solitary confinement without a trial or hearing since July the 25th
The Support bus arrives:
Loyal friends: Normans supporters show solidarity:
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Shock at harsh sentence on 85 year old campaigner
Supporters of Norman Scarth, a colourful local character and ex war veteran from Yorkshire are shocked at what they say is an astonishing sentence metered out to a frail old man for using a recording devicer in a court room.
85 year old anti corruption campaigner Norman Scarth who claims to be the victim of a conspiracy to silence him by the judicial system was sentenced to six months imprisonment for making a tape recording of a court case from the public gallery at Bradford crown court.
The sentence metered out has received widespread criticism and comparisons to rioters who have received 3 months for admitting to assaulting police officers in the Manchester riots.
Scarth is said to have made the recording after the court refused to provide hearing aid loops.
Scarths supporters are urging people to write support to him at the following address :
a demonstration has been organised for Norman Scarths supporters at Armley Jail on Saturday Morning at (13th) @ 10 AM
Veteran Norman scarth
From Victims Unite!
It is quite remarkable to watch the excuses that “officials” aka “public servants” find for NOT doing something – either to follow their own rules or to just be a little bit human. In fact, most victims have found that “offenders in public office” find it imperative to cover their wrong-doings as they fear negative publicity. The latest example is what Christoper Booker wrote about the six children that were stolen by Haringey Council:
Norman’s circumstances have been described in
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