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Canada: Extinction Rebellion protesters disrupt Black Friday sales in Montreal

Canada, Montreal
November 30, 2019 at 05:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists attempted to protest consumerism at the annual Black Friday shopping sales on St Catherine's street in Montreal on Friday.

The activists brought signs and banners saying, "one cotton shirt = 10,220 litres of water," and "buy less, choose well, make it last."

The XR protesters attempted to block stores including Urban Outfitters and H&M, but in H&M a sales assistant threatened to "call the police," before others forcibly asked them to "get out" of the premises.

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Dozens of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists attempted to protest consumerism at the annual Black Friday shopping sales on St Catherine's street in Montreal on Friday.

The activists brought signs and banners saying, "one cotton shirt = 10,220 litres of water," and "buy less, choose well, make it last."

The XR protesters attempted to block stores including Urban Outfitters and H&M, but in H&M a sales assistant threatened to "call the police," before others forcibly asked them to "get out" of the premises.

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