Car drives through climate protesters in Sydney’s CBD

27/06/2022 2:05:00 PM

Peak hour protests across the Sydney CBD saw tensions boil over.

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Peak hour protests across the Sydney CBD saw tensions boil over. Sydney 7 NEWS

Peak hour protests across the Sydney CBD saw tensions boil over.

The protesters marched towards the harbour, chanting, playing drums, pulling down signs, dragging wheelie bins onto the road and blocking intersections.Credit:7NEWSThe tunnel was shut down about 8.15am when she blocked all city-bound lanes for about an hour.

The group said the woman was from Lismore, the epicentre of unprecedented floods this year in northern NSW.7NEWS

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Good on police this time for arresting the climate extremists! There is no climate crisis! There must be 50 ways to stop the traffic. When will you wake up to the ClimateCrisis Sydney?

WATCH: Moment car drives through climate protesters in Sydney CBDA commuter appeared to lose their patience with Blockade Australia protesters in Sydney 's CBD on Monday morning as they drove straight through a crowd. So a criminal...the right to protest is enshrined in common law and every thriving democracy whether I agree with their tactics or not, driving into people is a criminal act and also a window into a disturbed mind Where's the pepper spray? I’ve lost my patience a few times, but not sure it led to me [checks notes] trying to run over people. This is a crime, no?

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Sydney CBD climate protest now dispersedOh, what do the hippies want now? For the planet and everyone on it not to die? Whatever. They are brain dead newts They are brain dead newts

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Climate protesters disrupt Sydney CBD'Sky News Australia is a global hub for climate misinformation, report says' Run them over. Is this the best way to win friends and influence people? protests ClimateAction

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.The climate activists took to the streets on Monday morning to “cause disruption to the political and economic systems”.June 27, 2022 Activists were met with a large police presence, including officers on horses and in helicopters.5 minutes ago Protest action from the environmental group Blockade Australia appears to have ceased after demonstrators were seen making their way through the city earlier this morning, disrupting intersections and slowing down traffic.

“The behaviour of this group was nothing short of criminal activity,” Dunstan said. Blockade Australia began its threatened protests “to cause disruption to the political and economic systems of Australia which are driving climate destruction”, with a group converging about 8am at Hyde Park. The vehicle slowed as it made contact with the protesters, who were pushed away, while others attempted to position themselves in front of the bonnet. The protesters marched towards the harbour, chanting, playing drums, pulling down signs, dragging wheelie bins onto the road and blocking intersections. The tunnel was shut down about 8. They were met with a large police presence, including officers on horses and in helicopters. It is understood no one was injured. Shocking footage emerged during the protests of a car ramming into protestors in the CBD.

Credit: Blockade Australia protesters have been arrested in Sydney after marching through Sydney’s CBD. Picture: Supplied The Blockade Australia demonstrators ran out in front of the SUV once it slowed down. NSW Police say she put a bicycle lock around her neck and attached herself to the steering wheel before being removed from the car and arrested. Credit: 7NEWS Protesters dispersed when police stopped them at the intersection of George and Bridge streets, blocking access to the Harbour Bridge. Blockade Australia live-streamed video of a 22-year-old woman who parked a car at the northern entrance to the Harbour Tunnel, causing more disruption. Picture: Supplied Stream more Australian news with Flash. The tunnel was shut down about 8. Blockade Australia said it would continue to cause disruptions all week.15am when she blocked all city-bound lanes for about an hour. New to Flash? Try 1 month free.

All traffic was diverted via the Harbour Bridge and was backed up for several kilometres. NSW Police said the woman put a bicycle lock around her neck and attached herself to the steering wheel before being removed from the car and arrested. The protest, which saw demonstrators hold Blockade Australia banners, caused peak hour traffic chaos on Monday morning. “Our collective survival rests on organised opposition and the use of strategic direct action to stand against this project of destruction. The group said the woman was from Lismore, the epicentre of unprecedented floods this year in northern NSW. The tunnel was shut down during peak hour when a protestor blocked all city-bound lanes for about an hour. The group steadily grew from dozens to at least 100 demonstrators. Credit: 7NEWS Police are out in force in the CBD and have a heavy presence on the Harbour Bridge after Blockade Australia last week flagged a resurgence in its activities, which previously shut down Port Botany, the Harbour Bridge and the Spit Bridge. The legislation also created new offences targeting people blocking access to major facilities such as ports and railways.

Blockade Australia said it would continue to cause disruptions all week. The demonstrator, who identified herself as 22-year-old Mali from the Northern Rivers region of Lismore, locked herself to the steering wheel with a bike lock. “Disruption to the infrastructure of Australia’s project of exploitation is essential in cutting through the climate denial that this system survives off,” it said. Olivia, a spokeswoman for the group, said Sydney had been where Australia’s destruction of the continent had been most intense. Blockade Australia released a statement saying its “Sydney mobilisation to Resist Climate Destruction” had begun and it was taking place where “violence landed on this continent”. “Our collective survival rests on organised opposition and the use of strategic direct action to stand against this project of destruction,” she said. Protesters face a maximum penalty of two years’ jail and $22,000 fines for disrupting traffic or preventing access on roads under new laws. It makes perfect sense to start at the guts of this system and disrupt its most important points," Mali, Blockade Australia said.

The legislation also created new offences targeting people blocking access to major facilities such as ports and railways. - With AAP . Mali, 22, locked herself to a car blocking the Harbour Tunnel in North Sydney.