tens of thousands of climate activists challenge before the state elections in a climate-compatible policy for Hamburg. Greta Thunberg was specially flown in.
HAMBURG taz | The space around the Podium the Holy spirit, the field resembled a small Festival: musicians*were internal, such as Fat bread, DJ Dynamite and Mal Élevé,, donations were gathered, chanting, face wrong: "What do we want? Climate justice!“ In some Places, even beer was sold. "Now I really feel like sixteen," said an elderly protester, as the loud Bass from the speakers urge.
Only in the minute of silence for the victims of Hanau, and it was on the square. Yavuz Fersoğlu from the Kurdish umbrella Association Nav The voice against racism and for solidarity with the victims.
With the renewed air strike shortly before the state election, the organizer, wanted to illustrate the inside of the "Fridays For Future"movement, how important it is to support the only policy that works really for the climate. You've had enough talk of large acceleration and small icon policy. "Climate is important! Worldwide, in Germany and here in Hamburg," said a "Fridays For Future"-speaker on the Podium.
According to police estimates, about 20,000 people in the project demonstrated stand. The organizers*of the interior were, at times, even of 60,000 demonstrators. In the course of time, more and more participants joined the cortege. Reason: climate activist Greta Thunberg was one of the speakers*in the final rally in the evening. "The decision-makers still behave as if everything would be fine and the science is still ignored," said Thunberg. "This is the year 2020 and we now need to see real Action," says the 17-Year-old.Date Of Update: 21 February 2020, 20:00