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CORRUPT AS FUCK: Extinction Rebellion spray paint the offices of The Sun, Daily Mail and The Telegraph and call out suppression of truth on climate crisis
BREAKING: In an act of civic duty, Extinction Rebellion has taken on the tabloid media this morning in a series of actions calling out their blatant suppression of crucial news on the climate and ecological crisis. In London, three people met The Sun's political investigative reporter Amir Razavi in a sting operation, where they posed as whistleblowers there to provide him with top secret information. The group questioned Razavi about his climate ethics, asking him to explain his newspaper's 30-year campaign of climate lies and misinformation.
Greenpeace, PCS Union, Earth Day, NHS Workers Say No, Friends of the Earth and others announce commitment to support Extinction Rebellion for ‘The Big One’
With one month to go before thousands descend on Parliament from 21st -24th of April for ‘The Big One’, a groundbreaking alliance of leading NGOs, unions and movements have announced their commitment to stand with Extinction Rebellion and many others this April.
Extinction Rebellion tells PR company Edelman to #TellTheTruth about fossil fuel ties
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Extinction Rebellion disrupts pipeline engineer’s offices to demand East African Crude Oil Pipeline boycott
At 08:30 this morning, Extinction Rebellion disrupted the offices of petro-engineering multinational firm Worley in Brentford, Middlesex, demanding they drop their client EACOP. Worley will be laying the controversial 900-mile cross-border East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), which is set to displace over 100,000 people, harm the natural environment and increase CO2 emissions by 34 million tonnes a year.
Kids call out fossil fuel sponsorship at children’s attraction KidZania in west London
The Kidzania indoor kids city was targeted by children protesting against outdated job opportunities sponsored by British Airways and Shell, as they loudly demanded to choose their own futures.
BREAKING: Extinction Rebellion targets ‘corrupt’ UK Finance HQ in London
This morning, Extinction Rebellion targeted lobbying firm UK Finance's headquarters at 1 Angel Court near Bank in London. Two people threw pink paint over the glass panelling across the front of the building. Others stuck a large sticker with the word ‘CORRUPT’ on the window. Personal statements explaining why people took part were stuck to the windows. 6 people have been arrested.
Eversheds Sutherland: Cut the ties to planet-wrecking companies, demand XR and HS2 Rebellion across England and Wales
At noon today, 60 people from Extinction Rebellion and HS2 Rebellion began disrupting the offices of law firm Eversheds Sutherland in Birmingham, Cardiff, London and Nottingham. They are protesting against the law firm’s complicity in the destruction of the planet by facilitating injunctions for companies like Esso (ExxonMobil)  and High Speed 2 (HS2) . These injunctions criminalise nonviolent environmental protest and suppress protest rights.
Extinction Rebellion disrupts London Fashion Week calling on them to cut ties to plastic polluters, Coca Cola
On Monday 20 February 2023, the penultimate day of this year's London Fashion Week, Extinction Rebellion and affiliated groups gathered at 180 The Strand in London to demand an end to fossil fuel sponsorship of cultural events. A red carpet was rolled out where models in white boiler suits with 'cut the oil out of Coke' in red paint paraded up and down their own catwalk. A giant red banner has been unfurled in front of the venue reading 'Coca Cola, World's Top Plastics Polluter' alongside a banner reading 'Cut The Ties To Fossil Fuels'. Giant cola bottles filled with fake oil are being poured outside the venue.
LOVE IN ACTION: Extinction Rebellion blockades Luton Airport private jet terminals in Valentine’s Day protest
This morning, Extinction Rebellion and affiliated groups have blockaded the entrances to Luton Airport’s Harrods Aviation and Signature private jet terminals to demand the government take urgent action to ban private jets, tax frequent flyers and make wealthy polluters pay.
Four Scientists for XR vindicated by Crown Court following appeal
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UNITE FOR JUSTICE: Extinction Rebellion, Netpol, Just Stop Oil and others join forces to take action at Royal Courts of Justice
At 11.30 today, Extinction Rebellion have joined over 20 other groups – including Just Stop Oil and Netpol – outside the Royal Courts of Justice to highlight the justice system’s failure to protect the rights of people and planet.
‘Defend Human Rights’: Extinction Rebellion and Kill the Bill call on House of Lords to reject Public Order Bill
From 5pm today, crowds gathered outside Parliament as “draconian” anti-protest laws in the Public Order Bill reached a crucial stage in the House of Lords. Twelve protesters from Extinction Rebellion have occupied the public viewing platform in the Peers Chamber and intend to remain there throughout the debate. They are wearing T-shirts printed with the words: ‘Defend Human Rights’.