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

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s