They arrest Greta Thunberg in full protest and carry her away

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At least 300 activists were evacuated and later detained for protesting against the expansion of a coal mine located in Lützerath, Germany. Among the participants was the famous Swedish environmentalist Greta Thunberg, who was carried on her back by three officers.

Greta Thunberg joined the demonstration against the demolition of the German village on January 15 after the authorities warned to remove everyone by force if they did not leave peacefully by January 17.

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Greta Thunberg in Lutzerath

For more than a year, the coal village has been occupied by at least 200 activists, who inhabited the empty houses in order to exert pressure so that the European energy giant RWE desist from demolishing the entire site to expand the coal mine of lignite (most polluting fossil fuel).

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The battle for the people of North Rhine-Westphalia has been greedily waged against the Paris Agreement, which is an international treaty that seeks to move towards a low-carbon economy.

Knowing the impact of her name, Thunberg announced her attendance at Garzweiler, the open pit mine where the sit-in took place, through her official Twitter account. Twitterwhere he took the opportunity to make an invitation to join the climate strike.

The evacuation of the activists took place after a certain group of people, including the 20-year-old girl, ran to the edge of the mine. With this, the German police were able to justify the arrests by arguing that those involved were in danger.

Garzweiler open pit mine where protest takes place

Finally, it was revealed that all the protesters were detained, although they did not explain the charges they will file against them.

Source: Okchicas

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