An environmental campaigner is challenging the legality of a wide-ranging injunction obtained against protesters by a multinational firm that he criticised as being “draconian, anti-democratic and oppressive”. Joe Corr Vivienne Westwood’s son, accused petrochemical giant Ineos of using “disgusting bully boy tactics” against campaigners who want to protest against the firm’s fracking operations. He has submitted an application in the high court objecting to the injunction. A hearing is due to be held on Tuesday to dismiss the injunction. The temporary injunction was granted by a high court judge in July after an unannounced hearing which gave protesters no opportunity to object at the time.
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