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Dozens of climate change protesters have disrupted Monday morning rush hour traffic in Sydney, Australia. Despite multiple arrests, the ‘Blockade Australia’ group vowed to continue their action throughout the entire week.
One woman was arrested after she chained herself to the steering wheel of her vehicle and blocked the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, police confirmed. At least ten more people were reportedly arrested elsewhere as the protesters marched through the city, followed by police.
At one point, an apparently disgruntled motorist was seen trying to drive through the blockade, as the activists jumped in front of the car. It was unclear if anyone suffered any injuries.
Watch the moment a fed-up commuter drove straight through the ‘Blockade Australia’ climate change protest in Sydney this morning.pic.twitter.com/EQdeUX7bLD
The protest was organized by the Blockade Australia group, who in the past repeatedly accused Australia of “driving the climate crisis,” and promised to continue their "week of resistance against climate destruction."
Watch the moment a fed-up commuter drove straight through the ‘Blockade Australia’ climate change protest in Sydney this morning.pic.twitter.com/EQdeUX7bLD— Avi Yemini (@OzraeliAvi) June 27, 2022
#Breaking: Sydney's CBD has been taken over by climate protesters from Blockade Australia.Protesters started at Hyde Park and are marching throughout the city toward the Harbour Bridge.Police are close by and are expected to make arrests. pic.twitter.com/2FI0DbHSzu— 10 News First Sydney (@10NewsFirstSyd) June 26, 2022
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