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Two activists arrested on Saturday 7th of December at an Ecostream protest on Western Road, Brighton.

One for aggravated trespass after walking into the shop premises and locking on and the other for using a megaphone after being instructed not to. The megaphone arrestee accepted a caution. The alleged trespasser was bailed without charge, no further action is being taken against him. SchNEWS spoke to the protestor accused of “locking on” who decided to speak with moving images rather than words. He told us that the documentary highlights why he protests.

Protesters have been targetting Ecostream since early in September 2012 because of a boycott against all Israeli corporations, furthermore, Ecostream itself has been breaking European laws over the controversial occupation of the West Bank. Pro-Israeli protesters arrived over a year ago to counter the Eco-stream protests. See SchNEWS 838, Eco-maniacs. The pro-palestinian protesters have now adopted a don't talk to the other side tactic. "This should be strictly followed. We want the focus to be on the ecostream shop, not on shouting matches with the counter protesters".

There are weekly demonstrations on Saturdays at 12.30am ouside the EcoStream store on Western Road.

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