‘I thought commuters would kill me,’ says XR protester

An Extinction Rebellion activist who scaled a Tube train to protest about climate change told a court he did not get down because he feared he would be killed. James Mee, 37, was eventually pulled onto the platform at Canning Tube station and kicked by enraged passengers during the morning rush-hour on 17 October 2019. Inner London Crown Court has heard accounts administrator Mee, and former Buddhist teacher Mark Ovland, 38, were showered with coffee and coins as they refused…

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