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Ben Newman

14:00–15:00 Saturday, International Suite (3rd floor)

Panel:"From the Front Lines: Perspectives of Longtime Activists"

Chaired by: Ben Newman (Animal Rising)

Featuring: Ronnie Lee, Tom Harris, Amanda Richards and Mel Broughton

• Director at Animal Rising, guiding role in UK grassroots activism for 4 years.

• Freed 23 beagles from MBR Acres.

• 20 arrests, 1 month in prison in 2023.

• Key role in high-impact campaigns such as the Grand National, Just Stop Oil, and McDonald's and dairy industry blockades.

• Co-founded Plant-Based Universities.

Ben Newman
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