Just Stop Oil climate activists and supporters march in solidarity with friends and loved ones serving prison sentences for their part in peaceful climate protests, in London, UK on Dec. 10, 2022. Mark Kerrison / In Pictures via Getty Images
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A group of lawyers in England have signed a “Declaration of Conscience” saying they will refuse to participate in the prosecution of peaceful climate protesters like Just Stop Oil, Extinction Rebellion and Insulate Britain.
The group of about 120 lawyers, who go by the name “Lawyers are Responsible,” will also refuse to represent those participating in new fossil fuel projects.
“Like big tobacco, the fossil fuel…
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