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3:54 pm All four are back out from the police station, each with bruises and contusions. They are welcomed by their beloved. Fucking cops!

3:45 pm YIPPEE! The first compa has been released from the police station in Düren and is free again!
Come with love, power, tea, biscuits and whatever you can think up to Düren in front of the police station and wait for the activists!
You can find an action statement in the previous article.

1:00 pm The contact to the cleared occupations has been interrupted.

0:45 pm The last person is just brought down with the lifting platform. Presumably, they also will be brought to Düren.
The excavator of the second occupation has moved, but does not yet work again.

12:20 am The locks of the two chained people at the second Occupation are also open and they are to be cleared now. Both excavators are still halted.

11:35 am The activists have been brought into the police station in Düren. Come along and show your solidarity.

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Loading excavators in the coal bunker of the open pit Hambach occupied!

During the night of Friday Dec. 11th to Saturday 12th, 4 activists climb the only 2 loading excavators in the coal bunker at the Hambach mine. Far above they chain themselves with bicycle locks around their necks to the machines & hold banners that read: “There are no jobs on a dead planet”.

Once more, is discussed how this planet could be protected from the threat of climate change – by people who most likely will not live to see the impact and if so, they will be affected as the last, because they are considered to be so important that they will be protected from any harm, if necessary even with thousands of armed people in uniform. But hundreds die already every day, not only from climate change but even more from an economic system, which is considered as civilized and bringing prosperity. Worldwide, more people die each year from hunger than in both world wars together.
And that pretends to be an advanced civilization, worthy of preservation?

The activists show with this action, that it is possible and necessary to intervene directly and to interfere where livelihoods are destroyed. Regardless of rules that were made by selfsame who operate this machinery of destruction. Rules which we have not agreed.

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