Extinction Rebellion mounts Black Friday blockades at 13 Amazon depots


Amazon said it took its environmental responsibilities seriously after Extinction Rebellion (XR) targeted 13 of its fulfilment centres across the UK on Black Friday and attempted to block entrances. The group said it was using bamboo structures, lock-ons and banners with the words: “Amazon Crime” and “Infinite Growth, Finite Planet”, as well as a full-sized, makeshift rocket in Tilbury, in order to protest against the retail giant’s business practices. The depots targeted include Doncaster, Milton Keynes, Dunfermline, Manchester and Newcastle. […]