Green Left: Solidarity shown to imprisoned Blockade Australia activists

More than fifty people braved downpours on July 11 to stand with Tim Cumins, father of imprisoned environmentalist Max Cumins, who called for his son and activist Tim Neville to be released from Silverwater jail.

Blockade Australia activists Max and Tim were sent to Silverwater jail after police raided their camp in Colo in June.

President of the New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties, Josh Pallas spoke at the event, saying that the purpose of the Bail Act is “to ensure that people attend court. It should not be used for the purpose of segregating people who otherwise show no risk of failing to attend court from participating in society”.

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