The parade is large: Thousands of students are pulled out on Friday morning on the Quai bridge in front of the Zurich town house. They chanted "climate protection instead of self-interest", contributed posters, and banners with phrases like "Where's the snow?" "Youth calls Kimaschutz!" or "Sealevels are rising, so are we".
the city Council, Andreas Hauri (GLP) received the demonstration in front of the town house. He wanted to sit in the next year with the organisers of the Demo together and see what measures were in the city of Zurich is possible, he promised the young demonstrators, according to "20 minutes". They responded with applause. Then the procession moved on in the direction of Paradeplatz and the Bahnhofstrasse.
Swedish student as a role model
To Protest the Zürcher student has moved the action of the 15-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. The young woman since the week every Friday in front of the Swedish Parliament – your "school strike for the climate" students are required to follow all over the world. In Switzerland were announced today, Friday, in Bern, Basel and St. Gallen demonstrations. On the railway station square in Berne have also gathered over 1000 young people.
the students have Organized themselves according to "20 minutes"via Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook. So you have to quickly get a wide Echo: "It's for us young people, finally, to our future and if not ours, then surely to our children," says 14-year-old Zurich student Paula Schmid in advance.
Created: 21.12.2018, 11:05 PM