On Friday February 3rd, campaigners in Nottingham will hold a protest against Atos "Healthcare".
Two Nottingham residents, a wheelchair user and a retired paediatric nurse, dubbed the ‘Atos Two’, have been charged with aggravated trespass following a protest at the local offices of Atos ‘Healthcare’. They will stand trial at Nottingham Magistrates Court on February 27th and 28th. [See update below.]
Press release regarding the 'Atos Two' case being "discontinued":
We are glad to announce that the case against the ‘Atos Two' is being ‘discontinued', i.e. dropped.
However, it is now more than ever necessary to continue the protests against Atos, to defy any attempts of police repression and to stand with those whose actions are being criminalised.
Some legal information which may be useful for Saturday's Notts Uncut action.
On Saturday 17th December, two protesters were arrested during a demonstration held by Notts Uncut. A supporter was arrested at Bridewell Police Station later that evening.
Trial of Nottingham 'Atos Two' from February 27th 2012
Trial against the Atos Two to be held from Monday February 27 2012.
On 15th November, two Nottingham residents, a retired paediatric nurse and a wheelchair user, dubbed the 'Atos Two', were charged with aggravated trespass.
Two Nottingham residents, a pensioner and a wheelchair user, dubbed the ‘Atos Two’ have today (Tuesday November 15th) been charged with aggravated trespass.
The two local residents arrested following a protest at the offices of ATOS Healthcare, on Stoney Street, have been rebailed until mid-November.