Climate activist sentenced to 12 months in jail over coal train blockade in NSW

Eric Serge Herbert stopped a Newcastle coal train by ‘climbing on top of it’

A Blockade Australia activist has been sentenced to 12 months in jail for blockading coal trains in the Hunter region of New South Wales.

Eric Serge Herbert will serve a minimum of six months behind bars for his protests, after he was sentenced at Newcastle local court on Monday.

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