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I shall be released II

On 7 October, anti-war activist Chris Coverdale was jailed for 42 days (in Lewes prison) by Hastings magistrates for refusing to pay over £1,800 council tax arrears to Rother district council (RDC).

When Chris moved to Rye in 2013, he told RDC that he believed paying council tax would be a criminal offence under the UK Terrorism Act 2000, because the government would use the money in illegal foreign warfare.

An attempted appeal and an application for judicial review were both turned down.

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