Thunberg joins climate meeting in Berlin ahead of German elections | Climate news

Tens of thousands attend protests outside the Reichstag as part of the global day of action organized by climate activists. Tens of thousands of environmentalists — including Greta Thunberg, the face of a global youth climate movement — staged a rally outside the German parliament ahead of the general election this weekend to demand that … Read more

Melbourne Trade who was in ICU with COVID urges protesting construction workers to get vaccinated

Melbourne construction worker Nathan Chelia was on the phone to call tracers when he collapsed at home, just a day after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. the main points: Nathan Shalia wants protesters to learn from his mistake and get vaccinated Melbourne tradie spent two weeks in intensive care in hospital with COVID-19 He says … Read more

Barnaby Joyce condemns COVID-19 lockdown protests at Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance

Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has decried anti-vaccination opponents and right-wing extremists who took part in this week’s Melbourne protests, particularly at the Memorial Shrine. the main points: Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has condemned protesters’ use of Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance Mr. Joyce said the best way to “return to normalcy” is to get … Read more

Protesters on Britain’s climate highway risk jail time under new order

Climate protesters who repeatedly caused traffic chaos by blocking London’s busy M25 ring road can now face jail time after the government announced Wednesday it had won a court order. “Invading a highway is reckless and puts lives at risk. I have asked National Highways to seek a court order against M25 protesters, which a … Read more

Protesters march through Melbourne’s CBD in the wake of construction sector shutdown | 7.30 – ABC News (Australia)

Protesters march through Melbourne’s CBD in the wake of construction sector shutdown | 7.30  ABC News (Australia) Melbourne protests LIVE: Protesters in stalemate with Victoria Police at Shrine of Remembrance; Daniel Andrews condemns demonstrations  The age ‘Cowards’: Seven reporters react to attack Protesters take control of war memorial Victoria a state in deep crisis  Herald Sun View full … Read more

It’s Almost Like Grooming: How Anti-Vaccinators, Conspiracy Theorists, and the Far Right Got Together Over COVID

The news this week was dominated by scenes of protesters wearing flak jackets and chanting anti-vaccination slogans. as News letters The newspaper said: “Some of the assembled raised a banner that read ‘Freedom’, while others sang the national anthem and chanted ‘Punch’.” Some have attacked union offices, prompting criticism from officials such as Australian Council … Read more

Melbourne protests: Police arrest despite Victoria earthquake

Heavily armed police covered Melbourne, suppressing protesters who continued despite the Victoria earthquake. A heavy police presence covered Melbourne in an attempt to prevent further chaos after yesterday’s mass protest turned violent. Multiple arrests have already been made near the headquarters of the Construction, Forestry, Marine, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), where a brawl erupted … Read more

CFMEU’s John Setka says members participating in Melbourne protests ‘are not welcome in our industry’

Union leaders say they are scouring social media to identify members involved in protests as police remain stationed around Melbourne’s CBD pending further protests today. Most important points: CFMEU secretary John Setka says union movement rejects those who took part in violent protests Union leaders say far-right extremists have played a key role in fueling … Read more

Australian police clashes with anti-lockdown protesters lead to arrest of nearly 270

Australian police arrested 235 people in Melbourne and 32 in Sydney on Saturday during unsanctioned anti-lockdown demonstrations and several police officers were injured in clashes with protesters. Victoria Police said six officers had to be hospitalized. Several officers were knocked to the ground and trampled, police said and showed television images. For the latest headlines, … Read more