Greta Thunberg is arrested in Germany; activist is released by the police after identification
This Tuesday (17), Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was arrested, alongside other activists, during protests against the demolition of a villa near the city of Luetzerath, Germany. The information was released by the country’s police.
Thunberg was arrested while protesting at the Garzweiler 2 open pit coal mine, located about 9 kilometers from Luetzerath. She sat with a group of protesters near the edge of the mine.
Local police said that Greta was part of a group of activists who were on the edge of the mine, and that she was approached and carried by police officers out of an allegedly dangerous area.
The activist was released after identification, according to the police.
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