“Extinction Rebellion”: 1000 arrests after blocking motorway in The Hague | EUROtoday

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OkayLima activists have as soon as once more blocked a freeway main by town in The Hague. Police eliminated all protesters from lanes Saturday afternoon and bused them away. The police stated round 1,000 folks had been arrested.

As the general public broadcaster NOS reported, the clearing of the blockade, which had been banned by the mayor, was taking a very long time as a result of demonstrators had caught themselves to the asphalt. The metropolis stated the freeway can be cleaned after which reopened to visitors.

Last yr, the group “Extinction Rebellion” blocked the A12 motorway in The Hague dozens of occasions to demand that the Netherlands take away all authorities subsidies for fossil fuels corresponding to coal, oil and fuel.

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The group accuses the federal government of failing to maintain a promise to get rid of tax breaks and different types of subsidies for aviation, transport, fossil gas energy era and oil manufacturing.

The incumbent local weather minister Rob Jetten desires to submit proposals for the long run authorities to scale back subsidies in simply over every week. He requested “Extinction Rebellion” on Friday for “a few days of patience.”

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