1400 people Occupy Berlin for Overnight Action


   Simon Lachner , solar engineer and spokesman for the Last Generation, “We have come together here today to make it clear that we can no longer accept the failure of our government. We, that is, hundreds of supporters from the last generation, shoulder to shoulder with civil society organizations such as Seebrücke Berlin, Parents Against the Fossil Industry, Scientist Rebellion and Extinction Rebellion Netherlands. We are all here to demand: 'Away from fossil fuel destruction towards a more just society!"
   In total, today's mass occupation has 1,400 participants. It is the largest of all protests of the last generation to date.
There is a special reason why the Dutch from Extinction Rebellion are guests today. Four weeks ago, around 100 Last Generation supporters were in The Hague to support the activists of the Extinction Rebellion group in their blockade of the A12.

   Since then, The Dutch parliament has now started to implement their demand and has ordered the government to present a plan to phase out all fossil fuel subsidies by the end of the year. We covered these actions in the Daily Rebellion, but now, Letzte Generation has begun its campaign to end fossil fuel subsidies.
   It’s a great start that the first campaign will go overnight, because it will make the establishment think. It’s not known how many of Letzte Generation are locked to the ground with concrete for the duration, but at least one person was being chiseled out by the state earlier today.

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