Airport protest targets private planes

Protestors have targeted private aviation at Luton Airport as part of a coordinated day of action around the world. A small group of Extinction Rebellion members blocked entrances to Harrods Aviation, holding signs saying ‘ban private jets’ and ‘tax frequent flyers’. Similar protests were held elsewhere in the UK and at airports in Berlin, Amsterdam,Continue reading “Airport protest targets private planes”

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 XR’s Carnival for Life to visit Luton

Extinction Rebellion are touring a ‘Carnival for Life’ around the East of England, and will be bringing their “big, bold, colourful and beautiful” celebration to Luton on Friday the 22nd of July. The carnival will start at Manor Road Park at 3pm and proceed towards George Street and the town hall, where there will beContinue reading ” XR’s Carnival for Life to visit Luton”

Luton climate activist jailed for Insulate Britain protest

An activist from Luton is among five climate protestors to receive prison sentences for their actions with Insulate Britain. El Litten, a programmer aged 35, was summoned to the High Court along with 19 other Insulate Britain protestors on February 1st. When the court was due to return for the afternoon session, Litten and threeContinue reading “Luton climate activist jailed for Insulate Britain protest”