"Extinction Rebellion" activists and allied movements kicked off a two-week environmental protest action on 7 October, vowing to block streets in the biggest cities around the world.
Tens of thousands of activists are expected to engage in the campaign, with police warning of possible arrests of those violating the law
The wave of protests is expected to spread across 60 cities worldwide, including London, Amsterdam, New York, Berlin and Madrid among others.
Established in the UK in May 2018, "Extinction Rebellion" is an environmental pressure group which uses civil disobedience to press governments to act more on climate change and environmental protection, with the declared long-term objective of completely eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.
A day earlier, Extinction Rebellion protesters planned to block roads outside MI5 on the eighth day of demonstrations, after the number of activists arrested in London exceeded 1,400.
Extinction Rebellion commenced a two-week "international rebellion" on 7 October in an effort to force governments around the world to take action on the climate crisis.
British police have confirmed the arrest of over 800 people since the beginning of the sporadic protests by affiliates of a group known as Extinction Rebellion on 8 October.
Thousands of eco-activists are currently participating in an "international rebellion" movement that began on 7 October, calling on governments around the world to take action on the climate crisis.
Extinction Rebellion started a two-week "international rebellion" on 7 October in an effort to urge governments around the world to take action on the climate crisis.
International eco-activist group, Extinction Rebellion, has staged waves of protests via mass demonstrations, sit-ins and disruptions across the country.
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists have incorporated into their protests a correlation between "militarism and the climate and ecological emergence", despite many on social media accusing the group of failing to address the issue.
Rallies began at 9:00 GMT on Thursday, with protestors sitting in front of the terminal's main entrance and some being forcefully removed from the airport's foyer.
The loosely-run organisation, which employs nonviolent forms of civil disobedience, is rebelling against a “6th mass species extinction” as well as “global pollution” and “abrupt, runaway climate change”, the group said in a press release.
For several days Extinction Rebellion protests have been held in different cities around the world, such as Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, London, Madrid, Melbourne, New York, Paris and Sydney.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Extinction Rebellion starts its two-week environmental protest on Monday, planning to block streets and bridges in London and shut down governmental departments. Around 30,000 activists will reportedly engage in the campaign. The police have warned of possible arrests of those violating the law.
The public action marks the beginning of a wave of protests, dubbed the 'International Rebellion', that is expected to spread across 60 cities worldwide, including New York, Berlin and Madrid among others.