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More than 1000 Extinction Rebellion activists taken to court

Friday, January 8, 2021

Record breaking numbers of activists arrested on last year's Extinction Rebellion demonstrations are being prosecuted, in one of the biggest crackdowns on protest in British legal history. The Home Secretary Priti Patel has described Extinction Rebellion activists as terrorists, and this view may be animating the unprecedented scale of the prosecutions. 

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