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Sep 25, 2023

Extinction Rebellion challenges Dutch State Water Cannons are Being Deployed as Corporal Punishment

On day 17 of the protests to end fossil fuel subsidies in the Netherlands, Extinction Rebellion is now fighting for climate justice on two fronts. Besides the continuing mass arrest on the A12, amounting to over 6800 arrests for the past 17 days, Extinction Rebellion has filed a letter of complaint with the court over the excessive violence being perpetrated by police over the past two weeks.

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Sep 23, 2023

500+ Arrested on Day 15 of the A12 Blockade The Water Cannons Are turned up and causing injuries

It is day 15 of the Netherlands Extinction Rebellion protest to End Fossil Fuel subsidies. Friday saw 213 arrests, and today, 500 more, putting the total past 6000 for this 15 day stretch.

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Sep 21, 2023

Day 13 of the A12 Roadblocks Fossil Fuels Can Be Stopped, the Rebels in the Netherlands Cannot

It is now the 13th day of the A12 blockades in the Netherlands to end the 40-46 billion euros a year in fossil fuel subsides. Water cannons have been deployed nearly every day - and every day they’ve been there, arrests seem to pile up.

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Sep 12, 2023

4th Day in a row of #A12 Blockades draws hundreds Several XR rebels arrested along with one angry motorist

Day 4 of the #A12 Blockades in the Netherlands draws hundreds of more rebels to commit to jail sacrifice. An outcrying of support has come from neighboring Extinction Rebellion chapters, along with a lot of support from Just Stop Oil.

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Sep 11, 2023

200+ more rebels arrested in the Netherlands A12 blockade protesters are hosed, and taken to a stadium

Day 3 of the #A12 Blockades in the Hague for Extinction Rebellion, Netherlands. Day 1 & 2 saw 2900+ arrests, with a handful of protesters being detained into the evening. Day 3 has continued this strategy - closing down the same highway.

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Sep 10, 2023

Nearly 3000 people arrested in the Netherlands A12 Blockade Continues - with Day 2 of shutdowns

Day 1 (September 9th) saw over 2400 arrested. Carice Van Houten was in attendance, along with a full orchestra, playing “Dies Irae - Day of Judgement.” 25,000 attended the festivities altogether, with 10,000 participating in the blockade itself. Very few of those arrested were kept long, and eventually everyone was released. However, many were surprised that the scientists were not immune to police repression. Although no injuries have been reported, there was definitely a display of state aggression. 

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Sep 09, 2023

Dies Irae - Day of Judgment

Extinction Rebellion Protest on the #A12, Netherlands Launched - To End Fossil Fuel Subsidies Water Canons Deployed by a State Unwilling to recognize that gaea’s wrath may soon be upon us.

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Aug 09, 2023

XR Netherlands Locks down for A Hot ING Summer Tour

After 6 hours, Police were able to disperse 10 Extinction Rebellion members in Stad, the Netherlands. The group had locked down at the ING bank, with demands to cut ties with fossil fuels. Six had made a ring using concrete tubing and lockdown devices that could not be removed easily. Finally, the police began to use tools to break down their devices. The police chose not to arrest them, as the threat was reduced once the devices were removed.

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Jun 22, 2023

Netherlands Arrests more than 1500 climate activists

More than 1,500 people were arrested during a protest by the Extinction Rebellion climategroup in The Hague. Some 7,000 people gathered to join the demonstration. The protest marks the seventh organized by Extinction Rebellion in the same section of roadway at The Hague. Several Dutch celebrities were among the protesters, including actor Carice van Houten(who plays Melisandre on Game of Thrones)