German territory: Protests against result of coal commission in Rhineland region. Activists block excavator in Garzweiler open-cast mine. Residents draw red line. Threatened villages must be protected. The blockade in front of the excavator was cleared during the course of the day.Continue reading German territory: Coal Excavator in #Garzweiler blocked
Anyone who, like us, Ende Gelaende, sees results of the coal commission as a failure can take part in actions across Germany from february 1 onwards. Fridays For Future also condemns the results of the coal commission and will continue with climate strikes.Continue reading #EndeGelaende: The result of the coal commission is not a consensus! Call for a week of action
Largest action of civil disobedience against coal. “Coal mines of the Rhineland mining area have become symbols of the climate movement.”
Hambacher Forest: 6,500 activists block mining operations in the Rhineland coalfield, Largest action of civil disobedience of the German climate movement.
October 26, 2018: Statement by the Ende Gelaende coalition about todays (and ongoing) police repression against activists in Dueren, Germany. Dueren is near to Hambacher forest and RWE’s open pit mine.
Ende Gelände sets up protest camp in Stepprath for 4,000 activists after the first camp was evicted last night. Public action training on Friday, October 26, 11.30am.
DEAR ENDE GELAENDIST@S!
Many of you will travel by special train, bus, bike or horse to the Ende Gelaende mass action. And many of you will will sleep, eat, prepare, party and debrief on our protest camp. As every year, the camp is a difficult, suspensful, sometimes exhausting part of our protest.
No agreement on the location of the Ende Gelände protest camp – Lawsuit against police decision planned – Thousands on their way to coal blockades in the Rhineland.
On Friday the higher adminstrative court in Muenster ruled that for the time being RWE is not allowed to uproot Hambacher Forest. The ban is only temporarily but could be for up to two years. A reportback from the past weekend and first thougts about this new situation.
Kerpen-Buir (near Cologne), 6-10-2018: Thousands of people left a mass demonstration in Buir to follow Ende Gelände’s call to stream into the Hambach Forest. Many of them are hanging in red hammocks in the trees to shape a symbolic Red Line against coal mining. Ende Gelände is happy to see that people start re-building tree houses and other buildings to continue the occupation of the forest.