SPEAK Protest: Oxford, City of Animal Abuse

SPEAK Protest: Oxford, City of Animal Abuse
SPEAK Protesters at the Martyr’s Memorial, Oxford. 07.07.07

The last time I saw Mel Broughton protesting the Oxford Animal Lab as part of the SPEAK campaign was at the Martyr’s Memorial in July 2007.

SPEAK Protest: Oxford, City of Animal Abuse
Mel Broughton, Oxford 07.07.07.

By December 2007 Broughton was remanded in custody facing charges of conspiracy to blackmail and the possession of incendiary devices. He faced a series of retrials before being sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2010 for conspiracy to commit arson.

SPEAK Protest: Oxford, City of Animal Abuse
SPEAK Protesters at the Martyr’s Memorial, Oxford. 07.07.07

Broughton was released in 2013 after serving 5 years, 1 month and 15 days of his sentence.

For more images from the day please visit my flickr album.

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