Declaration of Rebellion: Civil disobedience in the name of #climatechange #auspol #qldpol #nswpol #springst #ExtinctionRebellion #ClimateStrike #TheDrum #QandA

A manifesto for the upcoming protests on November 18 to demand a commitment to saving the world. Worth reading.


With just nine days until Rebellion Day, the environmental group Extinction Rebellion delivered a ‘Declaration of Rebellion’ to Downing Street warning about upcoming acts of civil disobedience.

The Declaration is a warning to the government against its failure to protect UK citizens from progressing climate change crisis. It is to be followed by protests starting Monday 12th November and leading to direct action on Parliament Square on Saturday 17th November in a national Rebellion Day.

Finn Harries, one of the activists who delivered the Declaration to No. 10, shared on social media: “We have no choice but to resort to civil disobedience in an attempt to protect our future.”

The radical UK-based environmental group states in the Declaration: “When Government and the law fail to provide any assurance of adequate protection, as well as security for its people’s well-being and the nation’s future, it becomes the right of its…

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