LONDON EXTINCTION REBELLION PROTESTS: Belgian princess among hundreds arrested

London, United Kingdom

VIJAY SHAH via Sky News

Eco-activist collective Extinction Rebellion recently began a month-long wave of protests and sit-ins in major cities around the world to protest government inaction on climate change. In London alone, more than 500 protesters have been arrested by the city’s police as they brought an airport and major central city locations to a standstill, with one of the arrested said to be a princess of the Belgian royal family, according to Sky News.

officer standing beside bike and people with signs Photo by Vincent M.A. Janssen on Pexels.com

Princess Esmeralda yesterday tweeted a photo of her official police arrest document, with her name listed as ‘Esmeralda de Belgique’ (Esmeralda of Belgium) which stated she was now under investigation and had been released without charge. Extinction Rebellion said the royal was arrested at a protest in Camden, central London and was subsequently brought to Camden Police Station for processing. She also commented…

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