Canberra: Climate change protesters dragged from Parliament House

3 Dec – About 200 climate change activists have been dragged from Parliament House after staging a sit-in.

As global talks in Paris continue, protesters occupied the Marble Foyer before being asked to leave.

When they decided to stay, security officers dragged them out.

Climate change sit-in rally ... protesters inside Parliament House, Canberra. Picture: Ray Strange

The protests were also captured on Twitter with the hashtag of #peoplesparliament which has been trending across Australia on the social networking platform.

They chanted slogans and held signs such as saying “People ahead of polluters”.

Refusing to leave ... one climate change protester in the Marble Foyer. Picture: Ray Strange


Protesters are removed ... by security after attending a rally inside Parliament House. Picture: AAP


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