Insulate Britain: hundreds of arrests since action started

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Forty-nine members of Insulate Britain have been arrested after the climate activist group blocked three major junctions in defiance of a series of injunctions banning them from protesting anywhere on England’s strategic road network.

The group is calling on the government to commit to insulating all Britain’s homes by 2030 as a first step to tackling the climate crisis.

According to the group’s estimates, 146 members have been arrested 690 times since 13 September.

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  • In This Story: Insulate Britain

    A series of protests by the group Insulate Britain involving roadblocks began on 13 September 2021. The protests occurred on the M25, A1, M3 and M11 motorways in England. The first protest saw with protestors blocking five junctions of the M25.

    The British Government took out an injunction against the group’s activities, but protests still occurred, however participants could be arrested and removed more quickly.

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