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Greta Thunberg on trial in London following arrest for protests that blocked oil conference

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg is on trial in London this week for allegedly refusing to comply with police orders at a protest in 2023. According to prosecutors who appeared at the Westminster magistrates court on Thursday, Thunberg and four other protesters “fail[ed] to comply with a condition imposed under section 14 of the Public Order Act” when they refused to stop protesting after law enforcement told them to do so during the event last year....

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Greta Thunberg charged with disobeying Swedish law enforcement during climate protest

Greta Thunberg — the internationally famous climate change activist who was awarded Time Magazine “Person of the Year” in 2019 —was arrested on Wednesday after Swedish law enforcement officials charged her with disobeying their orders. Prosecutors in Sweden allege that Thunberg and other activists stopped traffic at an oil terminal in the port in Malmö on June 19, according to the local newspaper Sydsvenskan....

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