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New Fathers 4 Justice protesters charged with trespass on Jeremy Corbyn's roof

Published 07/08/2016

New Fathers 4 Justice protesters demonstrated on the roof of Jeremy Corbyn's home in Islington
New Fathers 4 Justice protesters demonstrated on the roof of Jeremy Corbyn's home in Islington

Two men who staged a protest on the roof of Jeremy Corbyn's north London home have been charged with trespass.

The pair, Robert Smith, 34, and Martin Matthews, 49, targeted the Labour leader's home in Islington on Friday.

They were demonstrating for the New Fathers 4 Justice campaign group.

Smith, from Stevenage, Hertfordshire and Matthews, from Leatherhead, Surrey were each charged on Saturday with aggravated trespass and deterring a person from engaging in lawful activity.

They will appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on September 5.

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