Occupy London Mock Trial Pics – by Noah Arjomand

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By Alex Aldridge on

*Update Saturday 21 January: Occupy has cancelled the mock trial of RBS scheduled for today*

Below is the spruced-up main courtroom in the disused Old Street magistrates’ court – squatted by protesters since last month – where Occupy is currently holding three mock trials. Yesterday was war crimes, today the effect of the legal aid bill on squatters, and Saturday a prosecution of RBS for fraud and the misspending of public funds. My review of the war crimes inquiry, featuring another pic from Noah, is in today’s Guardian.

Veterans for Peace’s Ben Griffin recalls his time in Iraq (below)

Prosecutor Chris Coverdale, a “war lawyer” (who’s neither a solicitor, barrister nor legal executive), addresses the court (below)