Extinction Rebellion threatens to use drones in 10-day Heathrow airport protest

The climate change activists will protest at the airport on 18 June before a 10-day shutdown could begin on 1 July.

Extinction Rebellion said it plans “to carry out nonviolent direct action to ensure Heathrow authorities close the airport for the day, to create a ‘pause’ in recognition of the genocidal impact of high carbon activities, such as flying, upon the natural world”.

Activists are considering the use of drones to cause maximum disruption, according to widespread reports. Drone sightings disrupted hundreds of flights at Gatwick airport in December 2018.

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Source: Cuty AM