Campaigner released from jail after becoming anorexicBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7085.919k (Published 29 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:919
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
A peace campaigner who developed anorexia after being strip searched in a London prison has been released from jail by a High Court judge after the official solicitor intervened in her case.
Lindis Percy, aged 54, was jailed for nine months and five days last January for breaching a suspended prison sentence imposed in November 1995, after she admitted ignoring an injunction banning her from Ministry of Defence land at RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk. Ms Percy, a Quaker from Shipley, West Yorkshire, …