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Monday, 29 November 2021

An Insulate Britain protester has been moved out of Bronzefield Women’s Prison in Ashford, to hospital.

Emma Smart has been on hunger strike for 13 days.

The 44 year old was jailed for four months for breaching an injunction relating to the protests.

She’s vowed to stop eating until the Government moves to insulate homes.

Speaking from HMP Bronzefield Emma told Insulate Britain:

 

“The window of my cell in the hospital wing is blocked up and there is little natural light, in my previous cell I could see the birds and trees that line the prison fence. I have less time to go outside in the prison yard for exercise now. All of this is testing my resolve to continue, but I feel that not eating is the only thing I can do from prison to draw attention to those who will have to make the choice between heating and eating this winter.

 

“Not standing by while our government commits treason against the people of this country feels like the most important thing I will do in my life.”


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