So far, neither fines nor shorter prison sentences have kept climate protectionists from their blockades. The so-called last generation also rejects criticism from the Federal Chancellor.
Despite the threat of harsher penalties and harsh criticism from Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD), climate protection demonstrators in Berlin have continued their road blockades and protests. On Tuesday, eight activists smeared paint on the SPD party headquarters in Berlin in response to statements by the chancellor.
According to the police, they took personal details. It was not immediately known whether there were any arrests. In addition, there were street blockades in Berlin again on Tuesday. Members of the group Last Generation sat down on several major streets in the morning, some stuck and caused standstills and traffic jams. All blockades were cleared by the police in the morning, a spokesman said. According to their own statements, the police also prevented two blockades on other roads.
“Community time” during the holidays
In the middle of summer during the holidays in many states, the group plans to break their blockades and take a “community time” from July 15 to August 6. Before that, there should be a “super rich campaign” from June 5th.
From August 7th, the group wants to focus on a campaign in Bavaria in particular. With a view to autumn, it said: “From September 13th, we will all be flocking to Berlin for the social turning point. Society is rising.” The “Tagesspiegel” had already reported on this, the group wants to inform about their plans in a press conference on Wednesday.
The Greens parliamentary group leader in the Bundestag, Britta Haßelmann, distanced herself from the road blockades. “I understand the concern, but I don’t share the form of action,” she said in Berlin.
Olaf Scholz: “I think it’s completely crazy”
Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) criticized the sticking blocks on Monday in conversation with students in Brandenburg: “I think it’s completely crazy to somehow stick to a picture or on the street.” He has the impression that it doesn’t help anyone to change their mind, but above all it annoys everyone.
The group attacked Scholz again: “Mr. Scholz, how dare you stand in front of the children whose future you are destroying and say that you find protest against your destructive politics ‘completely crazy’?” Shared the environmentalists.
Plans of the group Last Generation
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