Support outside court for anti-coal protesters

Photo: Gregor Richardson
Photo: Gregor Richardson

Members of climate activism group Extinction Rebellion show their support outside the Dunedin Courthouse this morning for anti-coal protesters arrested at the Railway Station.

Eight members were arrested on Saturday after blocking a Canterbury bound train carrying coal across St Andrew St about 7.20am.

One of the activists said they were not protesting the charges and they knew the risks of performing an act of civil disobedience.

The group was there to show support for those facing charges today, he said. 

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