On Thursday morning 40 Rebels in The Hague, The Netherlands blocked all the entrances of the Ministry of Finance. They did this as a report came out this week in which the government set out a plan to phase out the fossil fuel subsidies which are between $42.8 to $50 billion every year. The rebels demand that the Dutch government immediately stops all fossil fuel subsidies.
Rebels in The Hague (The Netherlands) blocked the major A12 highway for the first time in 2024. The rebels in The Netherlands have protested on this highway before, numerous times with tens of thousands of people joining them.
The co-founders of Extinction Rebellion will not go down without a fight. Gail Bradbrook managed to avoid jail-time today when she was sentenced for breaking windows of the government building in the spirit of the suffragettes.
On Saturday, the 9th of December, a coalition of hundreds of people from an array of social and climate groups called the “Stop Fossil Subsidies” alliance, blocked the Elsen bridge in Berlin, Germany for hours. People from all age groups joined in the blockade, many of them singing, chanting and dancing to drum music provided by XR Drummers