Last week, Extinction Rebellion Netherlands called off a weeks-long blockade of the major highway A12 demanding an end to fossil fuel subsidies after the Dutch parliament agreed to consider the question. Yesterday, a majority of the Tweede Kamer adopted a motion that calls for a possible phase-out plan for fossil fuel subsidies.
Police have announced they have made almost 1,300 arrests of Extinction Rebellion protesters since Monday, as activists hope the weekend will swell their numbers for a march through central London.
Extinction Rebellion activists charged in Melbourne with blocking streets as part of the “Spring Rebellion” climate change protest have won a battle to have their bail conditions revoked, following a similar court victory in Sydney.
London – Arrests made under section 14 order as officers in Whitehall begin removing tents.
London – In barely a year, the group’s tactics have propelled it from a handful of members to worldwide protests. But can it keep that momentum as its actions get more disruptive?
LONDON — Extinction Rebellion, the more radical arm of the climate-change protest movement, on Monday kicked off two weeks of planned protests designed to shut down dozens of cities around the world.