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Extinction Rebellion Launches Legal Action After Police Ban Protest

Reading Time: < 1 minute Activists from environmental organization Extinction Rebellion (XR) have launched legal action after police banned them from protesting in London. The group has been protesting in cities around the world, as part of a two-week action intended to force the government into tackling the climate crisis. The Metropolitan Police announced new restrictions under Section 14 of […]

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Extinction Rebellion Protests Bring London To A Standstill

Reading Time: < 1 minute Around 150 activists have been arrested in London as Extinction Rebellion kicks off two-weeks of protest. The group – also known as XR – says it is protesting against the government’s ‘lack of action’ on climate change. Describing itself as a ‘non-violent civil disobedience activist movement’, it wants to ‘peacefully occupy the centres of power and […]

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Extinction Rebellion Meets Animal Justice Groups To Discuss Disrupting Animal Ag

Reading Time: 2 minutes Climate group Extinction Rebellion met with 18 of the UK’s leading animal justice organizations* earlier this week. Extinction Rebellion, which launched internationally in April 2019, has held peaceful mass disruptions all over the UK. Its mission is to use ‘non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimize the risk of social […]

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Businesses Including Unilever Voice Support For Extinction Rebellion Protest

Reading Time: 2 minutes A host of businesses – including Unilever, Ecotricity, and The Body Shop – have come out in support for environmental organization Extinction Rebellion. Extinction Rebellion has shut down parts of London over the last week during protests which have seen police make 1,065 arrests. The London protest started on April 15 and is slated to […]

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Animal Rebellion To Occupy UK’s Biggest Fish Market

Reading Time: 2 minutes Animal Rebellion will occupy the UK’s largest inland fish market tomorrow in a bid to highlight what it describes as the devastating impact of fishing. The action is part of global two-week protests led by Extinction Rebellion to put pressure on the government to act on the climate emergency. Animal Rebellion wants to ‘bring attention […]

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Animal Rebellion Occupies London Offices Of Meat Giant Backer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Activists with Animal Rebellion are currently occupying the London offices of CarVal investors – which invests in meat industry giant Cargill – in a bid to highlight its role in the climate emergency. According to Animal Rebellion, CarVal was founded in 1987 by Cargill, a global corporation whose business activities include distributing grain, agricultural commodities, […]

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Meat Traders Support Animal Rebellion: ‘Things Need To Change’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Meat traders have voiced support for Animal Rebellion – with one agreeing that ‘things need to change’, according to reports. Animal Rebellion occupied the UK’s largest meat market – Smithfield – as part of Extinction Rebellion‘s global two-week protest against the government’s ‘lack of action’ on climate change. The protests, which started on Monday, saw […]

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Why Animal Rebellion’s Plans Changed And What Is Actually Happening

Reading Time: 6 minutes Last Friday, we at Animal Rebellion announced that we will be occupying roads near the government Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and that we will be occupying Smithfield Meat Market for one night.  This news was received positively by some members of the animal justice community, but others expressed some confusion about […]