Worldwide demonstrate student for more climate protection. Also in Germany - in Berlin alone, thousands are on the road. The "Friday forfuture"movement makes pressure - and the Federal government move.
Since months, the world's young people to boycott in many countries, once a week lessons, to Express their resentment against the lack of measures against global warming. Today, the actions are extended to a first global day of protest. In nearly 1700 cities around the world, young people want to go on the streets - from Finland to South Africa. Also in Oceania and Asia, the demonstrations in the Morning were already demonstrations there were including in Sydney, Bangkok and Hong Kong.
students from Sydney will take part in global climate protest "Friday for the Future" of pupils and students.
The Hashtag #Friday future mobilized tens of thousands of people in Germany. In this country, more than 220 demonstrations are planned. In large cities such as Berlin, Cologne and Bremen, respectively, thousands of students gathered in the morning with hand-painted posters and chants. In Berlin, 5,000 young people came together, according to the AFP news Agency early on, the Federal Ministry of economy, to their displeasure over lack of measures to Express. In Munich, about 8000 demonstrators, in Bremen, about 5,000 gathered, according to police. In many cities, the demonstrations should start later.Greta Thunberg made the beginning
the school strikes of the 16-year-old Swede, Greta Thunberg, who had begun to demonstrate in the last year alone in front of the Swedish Parliament are Inspired - in the meantime it is even suggested for the Nobel peace prize.
The weekly protests are spreading more and more. Reminders of the politicians, the students should prefer to study and the fight against climate change to be left to the professionals, not to come at you. One of the organisers in Berlin, Luisa Neubauer, urged the politicians to listen to young people. In the European elections in may would need to think of everyone, whether he could still vote for a party who have no Plan for the future and the climate.
"on Fridays for Future"protests in more than 100 countries worldwide
tagesschau 12:00 PM, 15.03.2019, Jan Koch, WDR
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