Amsterdam, Netherlands: In 2017 Code Rood emerged as a new direct action solidarity network in the Netherlands. Series of meetings to refelect the first two years and to discuss new plans.
London, UK: More than 6000 people blocked 5 bridges during Rebellion Day on November 17. On November 24, RebellionDay 2 people will take the streets again.
Yesterday the tree-sit blocking the Mountain Valley Pipeline in the Hellbender Autonomous Zone turned 75 days old. The blockade continues, today (Day 76 of the Tree sit) a pipeline fighter blocked construction for at least 7 hours.
Anonymous groups started #OPGreenRights. Hacktivists attacked at least 14 websites of corporations and associations on the Italian territory. The corporations and associations that were attacked are involved in crimes against the planet.
On November 16, Forest Defenders in Humboldt County took to the trees on forestland owned by Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI), California’s most massive clear cutter and largest landowner. They are defending old growth and mature trees on a timber plan very close to where they have been defending forests on Humboldt Redwood Company land. The site is deep in the forest, and the activists are risking arrest to call attention to corporate logging of large, fire-resistant trees, damage to water quality, and other destructive environmental impacts.
More than 6,000 people have occupied five bridges in central London to raise the alarm on the climate and ecological crisis – and to put pressure on the Government to come clean on the fact that there is a climate emergency. More than 3000 people planted trees in Parliament Square tonight.
Eight Pont Valley protectors appeared in Court and were found guilty for standing up against the coal industry and attempting to stop a new opencast coal mine from opening in the UK.
California: The earth is heating up and wildfires are one of the results. Apart from the destruction of trees and animals, working-class communities like Chico, California and Paradise have been heavily hit, with many families losing absolutely everything.
London, UK: State prosecuters tried to imprison Extinction Rebellion founder Roger Hallam earlier today, just one day before tomorrows mass action of civil obedience: Rebellion Day. Continue reading #London: State prosecution tried to imprison #ExtinctionRebellion cofounder the day before #RebellionDay