Extinction Rebellion: 91-year-old climate protester arrested near port of Dover

EXTINCTION REBELLIONDemonstrators had aimed to blockade Dover to highlight how vulnerable the UK’s food supply is because of the climate crisis//SKY NEWS

A 91-year-old man is among 10 people who have been arrested while taking part in a protest with climate activists Extinction Rebellion.

The pensioner was in a group of five, which also included an 83-year-old woman, who had broken away from a demonstration near the port of Dover that had been sanctioned by authorities in Kent.

 

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LEICESTER RESIDENCE TAKE PART IN GREEN ENERGY CAMPAIGN AUGUST 2019///PHOTO CREDIT: CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

 

Another five were detained after apparently attempting to superglue themselves to the A20 on the way into town.

PHOTOS CREDIT: CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

Demonstrators had aimed to blockade Dover to highlight how vulnerable the UK’s food supply is because of the climate crisis.

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