Thursday, July 9, 2009

M25 Batman on Day 21 of hunger strike in prison

Contact: Kris Titus
Phone: 1-888-345-2262 ext.703

July 9, 2009

For Immediate Release July 9, 2009
Starved for Justice
M25 Batman on Day 21 of hunger strike in prison

The Global Battle for equal rights.

F4J Fathers 4 Justice activist, Geoff Hibbert, has literally put his life and his freedom on the line to raise awareness of discriminate family courts.

Geoff Hibbert, aka M25 Batman, will face sentencing on July 16th. Geoff has been held in custody pending his sentencing and is now on the 21st day of a hunger strike after being convicted by a Jury after police halted traffic on the M25 highway for many hours, he faces the possibility of a 7 year sentence.

"People in family court are literally starved for justice. People who have never gone through the family courts have a hard time believing they are unequal and unjust, but that's exactly what they are!" laments Kris Titus, National Coordinator, F4J Fathers 4 Justice Canada, who also faces trial for non-violent direct action in Canada.

Don Tenn, National Coordinator of F4J US says, "The US branch of F4J supports Geoff in his efforts! Of course we also want Geoff to know that he is not alone, we are thinking of him and wish to say, "Thank You" for his sacrifice for OUR children." Mr. Tenn also awaits trial for non-violent direct actions stemming from an 80 hour stay atop a tower crane in Ohio.

Both organizations hope that Mr. Hibbert's incredible sacrifice will not go unnoticed and be for naught.

It is when people decide to take to the air that these issues get noticed. It's a really sad state of affairs when regular moms and dads have to go to extremes like these to be heard on an issue affecting millions of parents and children worldwide.

F4J Canada has set up a superhero write-in campaign to support heros like Geoff in prison or facing trials.

"We just pray he lives long enough to see the positive affects of his action. Geoff's 21 day hunger strike has affected F4J members worldwide.

He is a testament to the endless lengths a father will go to love his children. We honor him, as it should be," ends Titus.

CONTACT: Canada National Coordinator, Kris Titus 1-888-345-2262 ext. 703
US National Coordinator, Don Tenn 614.448.3276

National Website for more information about F4J Fathers 4 Justice Canada Canada:

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