Extinction Rebellion

  • ‘Judgement Validates a Toxic Ecocidal System’ in Brazilian Embassy Court Verdict
    Three Rebels were today convicted of taking action at the Brazilian Embassy against the ecocidal and genocidal regime of President Bolsonaro. Possible sentences range from a community order to 18 months in prison. Judge Perrins ruled their defence of ‘necessity’ was inadmissible which left the group no defence under law.…
  • Rebel Back Better
    The Impossible Rebellion Extinction Rebellion is calling on everyone, climate activist or not, to come together in love and courage for the Impossible Rebellion in August. Our world is in a desperate state. We need all mothers, fathers, grandparents, teachers, scientists, young people, nurses, footballers, singers, lovers, lonely hearts, gardeners,…
  • Statement on the conviction today of six members who took part in the blockade of Murdoch’s printworks in September 2020
    We are astonished that Judge Fudge ruled there was no political interference in the police operation despite overwhelming evidence. Priti Patel contacted the police frequently throughout the night and demanded the early removal of protesters.[1] We suspect under pressure from fossil fuels investing climate-delayer Rupert Murdoch. History will decide where…
  • Jury trial of five XR members for Brazilian Embassy action begins today
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7918165046Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate The Crown Court trial for five members of Extinction Rebellion charged with criminal damage during a protest at the Brazilian embassy begins today (Monday 12 July 2021). The trial, at Southwark Crown Court, is only the third Extinction Rebellion trial to be decided by a jury. It…
  • Can’t Stop Us Now: ‘Chilling’ Police Bill Won’t Stop Extinction Rebellion
    You might not have noticed that the Government’s notorious Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill – which aims to curb our right to protest – went through a further stage of the House of Commons on Monday because the news was all about Boris Johnson and emerging from lock down.…
  • XR’s Third Jury Trial Collapses Due to Prosecution Error
    The prosecution of five Extinction Rebellion members who took part in an action at the Shell HQ in August 2020 has collapsed. A jury trial was due to begin at Southwark Crown Court today for criminal damage and conspiracy to cause criminal damage. However, Judge Perrins this morning dismissed the…
  • Free The Press special featuring Jon Fuller and Caspar Hughes
    Heading to the Free The Press protest today? Listen to our Rebel Radio Special on your way there to hear some of the media’s latest lies they told us and truths they kept quiet. Join Rebel Radio host Lindsey Maycock for a recap on Extinction Rebellion’s previous actions to highlight…
  • BREAKING: CAUGHT IN THE ACT – Police arrest women making art in Extinction Rebellion warehouse raid
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561 098449Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#FreeThePress #CuttheCrap #ExtinctionRebellion**WATCH THE FREE THE PRESS VIDEO** As we speak, around 40 police officers are raiding the Extinction Rebellion art factory in London, with 4 women arrested so far. The women were ‘caught in the…
  • 2021 Actions Strategy Update: Act for the Impossible
    As the summer ramps up and action across the country lifts our rebel spirits, it’s time to turn the energy that’s building into a focused plan of action – one that helps us think big and strive for the impossible. Read the updated 2021 Actions Strategy to find out the plan for the…
  • Dear Daily Telegraph, here are the results of our free fact check of your recent article!
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7756136396Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#TelltheTruth #ExtinctionRebellion On Saturday the Telegraph published a piece by their associate editor Gordon Rayner about Extinction Rebellion’s upcoming Free the Press actions. The headline read: ‘For the silent majority, police failure to come down hard on Extinction Rebellion will be a surrender to mob rule’. The…
  • BREAKING: ‘Racing to extinction’ – Extinction Rebellion delivers respectful requests to the Queen at Royal Ascot
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561 098449Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#RacingtoExtinction   #ExtinctionRebellion Four women from Extinction Rebellion entered the Royal Ascot race track with a banner reading ‘Racing to extinction’ before Queen Elizabeth and onlookers The women requested that the Queen use her platform to urge policymakers to drive action on the climate…
  • John Lynes, 93, retired engineer from Hastings
    John Lynes, who also worked as a university lecturer and after retirement as a human rights observer in Palestine, has 12 foster children, 31 grandchildren 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. He has been arrested numerous times and been to prison for his previous peace activism, but his first arrest for…
  • La Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat – The French Citizens’ Climate Convention
    Much ado about… Not a lot? Such a disappointing finale after such a promising start! It seemed too good to be true that France’s President Macron undertook to submit all recommendations made by the citizens at the Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat (the Citizens’ Climate Convention), unfiltered, to either a…
  • DAY 3: Extinction Rebellion declares G7 a flop
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7901 916489 / +44(0)7711 898499Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#G7   #Greenwash   #StopFundingClimateChaosOn the final day of the G7 summit, Extinction Rebellion calls for ‘All hands on deck’ as the G7 proves to be yet another failed opportunity for change. All sections of…
  • DAY 2: “G is for Greenwashing” – Extinction Rebellion demand G7 governments stop funding fossil fuels
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7901 916489 / +44(0)7711 898499Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#G7   #Greenwash   #StopFundingClimateChaos The theme for Day Two of the Extinction Rebellion G7 summit actions is ‘Greenwash’. Its purpose: to expose rich countries and their banking systems which talk about ‘green growth’ while continuing to prop up carbon polluting companies and…
  • When the sea dies, we die! Ocean Rebellion reports mass stranding of mermaids at the G7 in Cornwall
    Email: sophmiller@googlemail.com, higgsrob@yahoo.comPhone: 07967525461‬ / 07866224414 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Website | Video | Donate#OceanRebellion #ActNow #G7 At dawn on the first day of the G7 summit members of Ocean Rebellion staged a powerful theatrical action. A mass stranding of mermaids, tangled in discarded trawler nets,…
  • The People vs Climate Change – A Perspective from the Citizens’ Assembly Working Group
    Watch ‘The People vs Climate Change’ The People vs Climate Change follows the learning journey of a group of people selected to take part in Climate Assembly UK. The film shows the wide range of attitudes about climate change, ranging from ‘ignorance is bliss’ to ‘I’m not particularly worried’ to ‘I feel…
  • DAY ONE: ‘Sound the Alarm’ – Extinction Rebellion demand G7 take action on climate finance, or risk the failure of COP26
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7901 916489 / +44(0)7711 898499Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#G7  #DrowningInPromises #SoundtheAlarm #GlobalJustice #StopFundingClimateChaos First day of Extinction Rebellion actions at G7 kick off with marches and theatrical performances in St Ives, Cornwall. Further actions in Falmouth on Saturday June 12 to be announced…
  • DAY ONE: ‘Sound the Alarm’ – Extinction Rebellion demand G7 take action on climate finance, or risk the failure of COP26
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7901 916489 / +44(0)7711 898499Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#G7  #DrowningInPromises #SoundtheAlarm #GlobalJustice #StopFundingClimateChaos First day of Extinction Rebellion actions at G7 kick off with marches and theatrical performances in St Ives, Cornwall. Further actions in Falmouth on Saturday June 12 to be announced…
  • Scottish Elections 2021 – One Month Later
    It’s been one month since the Scottish election, how are politicians dealing with the climate and ecological crisis so far? Last month, Scottish voters took to the polling station to decide the country’s future. In the results of the election, the Scottish National Party (SNP) won a majority with 64…
  • ‘You’re burning our children’s future’ – Ocean Rebellion stages fiery action on the shores of the Cornish coastal resort Marazion
    Email: sophmiller@googlemail.com, higgsrob@yahoo.comPhone: 07967525461‬ / 07866224414 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Website | Video | Donate#OceanRebellion #ActNow #G7 At the crack of dawn this morning, members of Ocean Rebellion staged a theatrical action on the shores of the Cornish coastal resort Marazion with the iconic St Michael’s…
  • ‘We’re drowning in promises!’ Extinction Rebellion announces plan of action for Cornwall G7 Summit
    Email: xr.sw.media@protonmail.comPhone: +44(0)7901 916489 / +44(0)7711 898499Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#DrowninginPromises #G7Rebellion #ExtinctionRebellion Today, Extinction Rebellion revealed their plans for the G7 Summit in Cornwall (11 – 13 June.)  The series of protests – to be held across the UK in the run up to,…
  • WHO Director General meets Extinction Rebellion Doctors after Geneva protest
    ●      Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO today met with Doctors For Extinction Rebellion, who called on health authorities worldwide to prioritise climate and biodiversity loss as a health priority, outside the World Health Assembly in Geneva. ●      They handed him a letter…
  • Judge waives punishment for ‘noble’ protester guilty of blocking traffic
    XR member and life-long peace activist, Rowan Tilly, was convicted on Tuesday for obstruction of the highway during the 2019 October Rebellion. But instead of imposing a punishment, the judge instead issued a rare absolute discharge, praising Rowan as ‘honest’ and ‘sincere’ and her deeds as ‘noble’. Rowan, 63, a…