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U.K.: Police Arrest 200+ Climate Activists Occupying Central London

HeadlineApr 17, 2019

In London, climate activists from the group Extinction Rebellion continued their campaign Tuesday, blocking major roads and bridges and bringing traffic to a standstill. Demonstrators are demanding the government commit to a zero-carbon economy by 2025. Police arrested over 200 people in London. We’ll have more with two of the activists who participated in the London protests after headlines: Extinction Rebellion co-founder Clare Farrell and international environmental lawyer Farhana Yamin, who was one of the people arrested.

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