Hashtag: #Dec2Protest

Court: Ten People Appear For Arraignments

Court: Ten People Appear For Arraignments

Ten people appeared in Court today [May 1] having been charged with alleged offences during the protests on December 2, 2016, with people gathering outside the building as the proceedings took place. Those appearing included BIU President Chris Furbert, Rev Nicholas Tweed, Lily May Bulford, Glenn Simmons, Neville Goddard,  Arnold Smith, Chris Furbert... Read more of this article

Policing Plans For May Court Appearances

Policing Plans For May Court Appearances

The next court appearances in relation to the protests at the House of Assembly on 2nd December 2016, will take place on May 1st and 3rd, and police said they are “aware that appeals are being made for the public to show support for the defendants and therefore, plans are in place to cater to large numbers of people attending on the days mentioned.”A... Read more of this article

75% Disagree With BPS Use Of Pepper Spray

75% Disagree With BPS Use Of Pepper Spray

75% of people disagreed with the Bermuda Police Service’s use of pepper spray during the protests in December, according to a recent poll. The poll, conducted earlier this month by Global Research, asked “Do you agree or disagree with the Bermuda Police Service’s use of pepper spray during the Dec 2nd 2016 protests?”When looking... Read more of this article

PSI: “Applaud Unions For Speaking Out”

PSI: “Applaud Unions For Speaking Out”

Global trade union federation Public Services International [PSI] said their “affiliates in the Caribbean loudly applaud the unions in speaking out demanding transparency” on the airport deal, and note recent events with “concern and anger.” According to their website, Public Services International is a “global trade union... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: People Gather At Court Building

Photos & Videos: People Gather At Court Building

[Updated with video] Crowds of people gathered outside the Court building as BIU President Chris Furbert, BPSU President Jason Hayward, Reverend Nicholas Tweed, BIU 1st Vice President Glen Simmons, Lilymay Bulford and Neville Goddard were all charged with in connection with alleged offences at the December 2nd protest. People charged, including Mr Hayward,... Read more of this article

Court: Hayward, Furbert, Tweed, Bulford Charged

Court: Hayward, Furbert, Tweed, Bulford Charged

Six people — including BIU President Chris Furbert, BPSU President Jason Hayward and Reverend Nicholas Tweed — appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [April 7], where they were charged in connection with alleged offences at the December 2nd protest. BIU 1st Vice President Glen Simmons, Lilymay Bulford and Neville Goddard were also charged,... Read more of this article

Live Updates: People Gather Outside Court

Live Updates: People Gather Outside Court

[Updating] With additional people expected to appear in Court today [April 7] in relation to the protest on December 2nd, the police can be seen outside the building already this morning, and supporters of those being charged are expected to accompany them to Court. Earlier this week, three people were charged with offences involving allegedly preventing... Read more of this article

“Unequivocal Support” For BPSU President

“Unequivocal Support” For BPSU President

The General Council of the BPSU has “thrown its unanimous and unequivocal support” behind its President Jason Hayward, who is expected to be charged in Magistrates Court tomorrow, and said the General Council will be accompanying the President to the Court hearing.BPSU President Jason Hayward Expected To Appear In Court Tomorrow Mr Hayward... Read more of this article

M.O.V.E. To Host Public Meeting & Walkathon

M.O.V.E. To Host Public Meeting & Walkathon

M.O.V.E. Bermuda invites the public to attend a meeting at 6pm on Thursday [April 6]  to “discuss matters of grave concern to our community, as well as the upcoming Walkathon for Health in Aid of the December 2, 2016 Legal Defense Fund”. The meeting will be held at the Emmanuel Baptist Church on Dundonald Street. The organisation, which... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: People Gather At Court Building

Photos/Videos: People Gather At Court Building

A number of people gathered outside the Magistrates Court building this morning [April 5] as people charged with alleged offences in relation to the protests on December 2, 2016 appeared in Court. People walked up in a group, many holding signs, as the Court session was about to begin. They stayed for approximately 40 minutes as the Plea Court session... Read more of this article

Court: Men Deny Preventing Entry To Parliament

Court: Men Deny Preventing Entry To Parliament

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning, three people denied charges involving preventing entry to the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016, with all three granted bail. Arnold Smith, Alafia Henry, and David Saltus all pleaded not guilty to charges alleging they prevented a Minister’s entry at the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016. David... Read more of this article

Police Officers Outside Magistrates Court

Police Officers Outside Magistrates Court

[Updating] A few police officers can be seen outside the Magistrates Court building this morning [April 5], as the first defendants charged with alleged offences in relation to the protests on December 2, 2016 are expected to appear in Court. Yesterday the police said, “Summonses have been issued in relation to the protests at the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

BPS: Policing Plans for Court Appearances

BPS: Policing Plans for Court Appearances

People who have been charged with alleged offences in relation to the protests on December 2, 2016 are expected to appear in Magistrates’ Court on April 5th, 7th, 10th and 12th, and the police said they “are putting plans in place in the event that large numbers of people attend on the days mentioned.” A police spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article