Criminal Justice Act results: Convicted - 7.1%; Dropped - 43.6%

A dramatic new report on the first season of the implementation of the new offence of aggravated trespass created by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act shows the policy has been an expensive disaster.

HSA news release 18th March 1995

Ten saboteurs were arrested today in what campaigners are claiming was a carefully sprung trap by Sussex Police to "show them who's boss". Some fifteen saboteurs had held a peaceful banner demonstration at the Chiddingfold, Leconfield and Cowdray Foxhunt's meet at the Ship Inn, Harting, near Midhurst, and had gone on to follow the hunt.

HSA news release 8th April 1995

The hate campaign against a Kettering hunt saboteur continued with a sickening attack on his home last night in which the entrails of dead animals were dumped in his front garden, on his doorstep, and smeared over his motorbike.

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