'You're not welcome here!' - Extinction Rebellion protesters tell 'climate criminals' in Cape Town

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In a media statement the group said: “Following the  protest on Tuesday 5 November, Extinction Rebellion continues to oppose Africa Oil Week being held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

This conference brings together international corporations, governments, investors and lobbyists, who — despite the global ecological crisis — continue to value profit over both people and the planet. The delegates who attend this conference are climate criminals”.

“While they make billion-dollar deals, they do not care about global warming caused by their industry, or the floods, droughts, typhoons, pollution, crop failures, refugees and misery that result … These climate criminals are not welcome here!” The statement said that minister of energy and mineral resources Gwede Mantashe and Western Cape Premier Alan Winde had “not adequately responded to the letter of demand we sent earlier this week”.

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