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France: Extinction Rebellion activists join global climate action in Paris

France, Paris
October 07, 2019 at 20:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Environmental activists from the Extinction Rebellion (XR) group rallied in central Paris on Monday, demanding action on climate change as part of a global demonstrations.

Protesters blocked roads in central Paris Footage shows the demonstrators staging a sit-in protest, chanting and holding XR flags.

"All over the globe, major capitals in many countries are joining the rebellion against the system, which is destroying life, biodiversity, human relations," said one of the protesters. He went on to say that "today, we are blocking Paris for the future of the world."

Similar protests were held in major cities across the world, including Berlin, Sydney and Amsterdam.

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Environmental activists from the Extinction Rebellion (XR) group rallied in central Paris on Monday, demanding action on climate change as part of a global demonstrations.

Protesters blocked roads in central Paris Footage shows the demonstrators staging a sit-in protest, chanting and holding XR flags.

"All over the globe, major capitals in many countries are joining the rebellion against the system, which is destroying life, biodiversity, human relations," said one of the protesters. He went on to say that "today, we are blocking Paris for the future of the world."

Similar protests were held in major cities across the world, including Berlin, Sydney and Amsterdam.

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