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Date TimeAugust 17, 2019
VoiceGuardian columnist claims attack was ‘premeditated assault’
Owen Jones attacked outside London pub
The Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones has been physically assaulted in London while celebrating his 35th birthday with friends.
In an attack he called “a blatant premeditated assault”, Jones said he was kicked, punched and thrown to the ground by a group of men in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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