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Monday, 9.30am: Extinction Rebellion’s first Crown Court trial begins

December 12, 2019 By Zoe Blackler

The trial of three Extinction Rebellion protesters who disrupted the Docklands Light Railway during the April Rebellion begins on Monday (16th December) at Inner London Crown Court. Cathy Eastburn, Mark Ovland and Luke Watson are the first members of Extinction Rebellion to have their cases heard before a jury of fellow citizens, rather than in a Magistrate’s court where judges sit alone.

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BREAKING COP25: Extinction Rebellion vomits up oil at CEPSA – ‘the world is getting sick, we need to put people before profit’

December 12, 2019 By Extinction Rebellion

12 December 2019, Madrid, Spain – Extinction Rebellion’s Rebels without Borders have today swarmed CEPSA (Torre Cepsa, Paseo de la Castellana, 259, A, 28046 Madrid) as well as occupying the foyer dressed in business suits – representing the obsession with oil and gas profits – and vomiting up oil inside.

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The Air We Grieve: Extinction Rebellion Block Central London Road to Demand Action on Deadly Air Pollution as Hunger Strikers Continue into Fourth Week

December 09, 2019 By Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion have blocked Cranbourne Street outside Leicester Square Station in central London. The road has been chosen for it’s dangerously high levels of air pollution. Extinction Rebellion are demanding action from the next government, following this Thursday’s general election, on deadly levels of air pollution in the UK. The action is part of the Election Rebellion and seeks to place the climate and ecological emergency at the top of the agenda for all political parties. [1] Parallel actions are taking place in Manchester, Weymouth, Yeovil and York.

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