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Dutch Police Arrest Climate Activists Ahead of Planned Peaceful Protests

HeadlineJan 27, 2023

In the Netherlands, police arrested six climate activists in their homes Thursday and charged them with incitement over their roles in planning nonviolent civil disobedience actions. Their arrests came ahead of Saturday’s planned peaceful blockade of a highway next to the Dutch Parliament in The Hague. The group Extinction Rebellion is demanding an immediate end to $19 billion in annual fossil fuel subsidies.

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