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With #ActForClimateJustice, over 20,000 people were arrested by climate ministers



On Wednesday evening at 21:00, the location counter showed more than 20,000 people.

In the "Law on Climate Justice", more than 20,000 people "arrested" four national climate ministers, according to a counter on Wednesday at 10am. 21:00 was posted, www.wakeupyourministers.be.

► "Don't forget our mouth!": The campaign calls for "wake up" climate ministers

The Climate Law, the Citizens' Movement, which organizes civic disobedience for greater social and climate justice, conducted a poster campaign from Tuesday to Wednesday, offering Belgian citizens the opportunity to "wake up" and "challenge" the climate ministers.

In Brussels, Namur, Liège, Leuven, Ghent, Antwerp and Ostend, there are around 2,000 posters "Wake up your ministrers" and thousands of stickers in public transport. on the initiative of managers.

These publications refer to a website that encourages people to communicate directly by email, phone call, SMS or Twitter, on four climate and environment ministers: Marie Christine Marghem (federal), Jean-Luc Crucke (Wallonia), Céline Fremault (Brussels) and Joke Schauvliege (Flanders).

► Climbing the climate: a new route for the fourth youth event

An online site offers a default message that can be customized. It shall specify in particular: tI join thousands of voices asking you to make the rule of law on climate matters your priority and work hard and persistently to avoid unsolvable situations. The challenge is scary, but we rely on you to win. It's time to listen to us! "

At 21:00 on Wednesday, the counter already exceeded 20,000 participants.


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