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F4J Invades Courtroom

June 14, 2008 permalink

About ten fathers 4 justice campaigners, dressed as Spiderman, Batman, Superman and The Incredibles, invaded a family courtroom in Bristol England briefly during a march.



F4J Campaigners Storm Family Court

Updated:15:07, Friday June 13, 2008

A family court was evacuated after being stormed by members of Fathers 4 Justice.

Fathers 4 Justice in Bristol
Campaigners march through Bristol

The stunt happened during a march through Bristol by dozens of banner-waving supporters dressed as superheroes.

About 10, who were wearing Spiderman, Batman, Superman and The Incredibles costumes, entered the court.

They shouted: "What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now."

A fire alarm was activated, although court staff could not say who was responsible, and nearly 100 workers filed outside.

Two police vans arrived, along with two fire engines, and the men soon left the court building and continued their march.

The demonstration was joined by two campaigners who climbed onto the roof of deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman's home in Herne Hill, south London, earlier this week.

Jolly Stanesby and Mark Harris, both from south Devon, started the rooftop protest on Sunday and continued for more than 24 hours. They have since been bailed by police.

During the march, the group unveiled a new poster which showed an image of a child dressed in a superhero costume.

It reads: "If this little superhero doesn't see his daddy on Father's Day, he doesn't see half his family."

Source: Sky News