Pro­test­ers in coal ar­rests

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - News -

NSW po­lice have charged 26 peo­ple, in­clud­ing a 92-year-old World War II veteran, fol­low­ing a protest at a coal port in New­cas­tle.

Just af­ter 7am on Satur­day po­lice were called to the planned protest at New­cas­tle Coal In­fra­struc­ture Group, with re­ports two peo­ple were on the tracks. Bill Ryan, 92, and Susie Gold, 72, were ar­rested and charged with nu­mer­ous of­fences, in­clud­ing caus­ing ob­struc­tion to rail­way lo­co­mo­tive or rolling stock.

They were joined by more than 50 ac­tivists through­out the day at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions.

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