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Greta Thunberg stopped in Lützerath for the second time: arrested by the German police after the protest

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was arrested by German police after the protests in Lützerath ended

Posted on: 17-01-2023 19:47

Luca Bucceri


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Greta Thunberg, the Swedish activist who has made herself known around the world for her protests against governments to raise awareness about climate change in recent years, has found herself in trouble again. After his arrest two days ago, the eco-activist She was arrested again by the German police after the protests at the mine Lützerath.

Greta Thunberg stops in Lützerath

Only 48 hours have passed since then previous arrest of Greta Thunberg, but the activist does it again. The 20-year-old, who was in Germany to protest against the demolition of the coal village of Lützerath in favor of the Garzweiler 2 opencast mine, was arrested again by police along with a group of activists.

According to reports from ZDF, the police confirmed that Thunberg and others were taken away from the mine site and then arrested. A dpa photographer found that Thunberg was taken away by three police officers and then was subjected to an inspection.

    Greta Thunberg arrested for the second time in Lützerath: Arrested by the German police after the protestsPhoto source: ANSA

held and then released

Climate activists who also demonstrated today near the village of Lützerath in Germany were “arrested and identified“But no arrests were made,” said a spokesman for the Aachen police department, which handled the eviction.

Greta Thunberg and the other activists who were with her were stopped, identified and controlled. So that’s what they were everything releasedsaid the Aachen police spokesman, no arrests were made.

The demonstrations in Lützerath

There have been protests for days Lützerath, a village being demolished for the expansion of a coal mine. After the first protests, Greta Thunberg also joined the group for a few hours and ended up in the notebook of the Bundeswehr twice within two days, which took her personal details and threatened arrest.

Addressing the roughly 6,000 protesters marching towards Lutzerath, the Swedish climate activist, who is aware of the risks but not afraid of the constant interventions of the German police, defined the mine’s expansion as “a betrayal of current and future people generations”. For Thunberg, Germany is actually “one of the biggest polluters in the world and must be held responsible for it”.


Photo source: ANSA