LONDON– Authorities detained 7 individuals outside the London head office of Barclays on Wednesday after environment modification activists broke windows to oppose the function of the monetary sector in environment modification.
The activists from the Termination Disobedience group utilized hammers to break the windows and after that pasted the message “In Case of Environment Emergency Situation Break Glass” on the front of the bank’s structure.
The group stated the action became part of its “Cash Disobedience” versus the capitalist system which utilized “nonviolent direct action, triggering damage to residential or commercial property to avoid and accentuate higher damage.”
It implicated the bank of “ongoing financial investments in activities that are straight adding to the environment and eco-friendly emergency situation.”
Barclays might not be grabbed instant remark.
The group’s relocation versus Barclays in the Canary Wharf downtown followed activists recently sprinkled black color on the exterior of the Bank of England in the historic monetary center, the City of London.
” You might dislike our action today however I ask you to compare a fracture in a window to moneying wildfires and flooded houses,” stated Sophie Cowen, a 30- year-old advocate from London. (Reporting by Man Faulconbridge, composing by Estelle Shirbon; modifying by Kate Holton and Jason Neely)
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