Extinction Rebellion and StopHS2 join forces to save Colne Valley’s trees from HS2 destruction

January 15, 2020 By Extinction Rebellion

This weekend (17-20th January), Save Colne Valley, Extinction Rebellion and Stop HS2 join forces to save the trees that HS2 plans to fell along Harvil Road and along the Chiltern Trainline (UB9 6JW). This follows a failed attempt in April 2019 by HS2 to remove the trees stopped by an earlier joint action on a smaller scale, when protesters took to the trees. [1]

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Hunger Strike Ends on Night of Defiance

December 15, 2019 By Extinction Rebellion

After 26 days, Peter Cole, Marko Stepanov and Julian May have ended their hunger strike, breaking their fast on Election night, Friday 13th December. Surrounded by around thirty members of Extinction Rebellion, the trio watched the re-elected Prime Minister entered CCHQ without so much as a glimmer of recognition for them, as the Conservative leader had regularly passed so unresponsively through the guarded gates before.

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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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