Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activism
Bruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the violent reaction of the Foreign Office minister Mark Field to her peaceful protest with fellow Greenpeace activists at the chancellor’s Mansion House speech.
However, she has no plans to press criminal charges over the physical assault. “I think it is something best dealt with in the court of opinion,” she said, while welcoming his suspension as a minister.
It makes me wonder what else might trigger him off, and who else might be at the receiving end
Here is Janet Barker saying Mark Field MP needs to to an anger management course pic.twitter.com/Bjm7L0SAh6
The only thing I was armed with was peer-reviewed science
Protest is a legitimate part of our democracy. It helps us evolve