Protest at Newark, Nottinghamshire on 17th/18th October 2007

40 protesters held banners and leafletted outside Europe’s largest biofuel conference this year, which took place in Newark, Nottinghamshire on 17th/18th October. Biofuelwatch helped to organise the event, which attracted national media interest.

Click here for pictures from the banner protest, together with our press release.

Photos, Videos with protestor statements and links to others protests are given below:

Videos

Banner Protest outside Biodiesel Expo in Newark : 17/10/07 :
Ian Lander, biofuelwatch

 

Banner Protest outside Biodiesel Expo in Newark : 17/10/07 :
Maureen Fairley, biofuelwatch

 

Banner Protest outside Biodiesel Expo in Newark : 17/10/07 :
Sam and Amelia, Nottingham Student Peace Movement

Banner Protest outside Biodiesel Expo in Newark : 17/10/07 :
Helen from Sumatran Orang-Utan Society

Banner Protest outside Biodiesel Expo in Newark : 17/10/07 :
View of demo

Other protests

Two different groups, Food Not Fuel and No Agrofuels UK organised their own separate direct action protests during the Newark Biofuels Conference.

No Agrofuels UK held their protest at the D1 Oils biodiesel refinery in Middlesborough – for details see:

www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/10/383910.html

For details of the Food not Fuel action inside the conference, see:

www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/10/383831.html

And here are some more photos of the banner protest which somebody else posted: www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/10/383945.html