Climate Protest at Berlin's Tegel airport: Well-landed action

some 50 Activists this morning held a protest at Terminal 1 of the airport Tegel to succeed on Sunday. The police is anything other than relaxed. grounded The

Climate Protest at Berlin's Tegel airport: Well-landed action

some 50 Activists this morning held a protest at Terminal 1 of the airport Tegel to succeed on Sunday. The police is anything other than relaxed.

grounded The whole operation a bit of time: Sunday morning at Tegel airport photo: Erik Peter

On Sunday morning, climate contactor have the Initiative On the ground, the Terminal 1 of the airport Berlin-Tegel blockierrt. Shortly after 11 a.m., the previously unremarkable distributed activist came together inside a matter of seconds and sat in the street of shops on the ground. On the flight display Board, you gave a Banner: "Cancelled due to Climate Crisis".

That about 50 climate Activists could carry out its previously announced action that was not initially in sight. The Berlin police had a massive go up: Many of the Activists were intercepted on their way from the buses brought in and were given the space references. At 10.30 a.m. the entrances to the airport were blocked completely. Anyone who wanted to by Bus, private car or Taxi to Tegel, was approached by the officers. With no flight tickets, no had come Through.

Michael Efler, a member of the Left in the chamber of deputies, announced the creation of the taz against the use of "Parliament, to reappraise Aryan" . A legal basis for the actions he saw.

remain The Initiative On the ground, the part of the worldwide network of "Stay Grounded" is, want to problematize, in your words, much too long ignored the topic of air traffic. The group sees itself as part of the climate justice movement in the Tradition of the coal protests of the end of the site or the protests against the automobile transport of Sand in the gearbox.

The target to block the airline industry, had been previously publicly announced. Groups such as the Extinction of the Rebellion, their followers came by Bicycle to Tegel, and the Green youth supported the action.

A young activist in the penguin costume said, "no passenger should be prevented from reaching his flight." While police officers surrounded the Blockade, responded gelassem the airport company. It is not coming there is no Problem as long as to greater restrictions, it said.

The passenger figures at the Berlin airport in October for the third month as a result of the year-on-year. In Tegel 2.2 million passengers (-3.1 per cent) were in Schönefeld in about a Million (was -15.6 percent).

Updated Date: 15 November 2019, 02:00

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