"Peaceful protest, the Queensland government says, is only acceptable if
it does not disrupt people going about their ordinary business.
But disruption is the point.
“We are using civil disobedience to cause economic disruption and a
disruption to business as usual,” Extinction Rebellion south-east
Queensland member Emma Dorge says. “Without disruption, our voices are
not being heard.”
She is not deterred by harsher penalties.
“We are fighting against extinction,” she says. “People are doing what’s
necessary in the face of complete inaction from governments on climate
Via Muse, who wrote "I am gobsmacked."
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