January 11, 2020
Extinction Rebellion and its supporters have criticised police after it was included on a list of extremist organisations in an official report. 
Anger As Extinction Rebellion Included In Police List Of Extremist Organisations
The Guardian reported on Friday that documents seen by the publication revealed the climate change activist group had been listed alongside Neo-Nazi groups such as National Action and Islamic extremists in a guide drawn up by Counter Terror Police South East (CTPSE).
It is understood that the version of the document was issued in November, but has since been recalled and the group is not classed by police as extremist. Members of the movement have since branded the label a “terrorism slur” and a “deliberate attempt to silence” them.In the hours after the story broke, a number of prominent supporters, politicians, and commentators voiced their anger online, with British writer and campaigner George Monbiot writing: “It’s official: those of us who care about the living planet and the future of humanity are extremists, and should be reported to Prevent.”It's official: those of us who care about the living planet and the future of humanity are extremists, and should be reported to Prevent. Those who couldn't give a shit about other people and the rest of life on Earth are, of course, moderates. https://t.co/NIheRltCKr— George Monbiot (@GeorgeMonbiot) January 10, 2020Say what you want about #extinctionrebellion but this is a huge, unacceptable overreach. To put them alongside explicitly violent, racist groups such as National Action is a clear threat to the right to environmental protest that we all have to fight. https://t.co/OsysusHcSR— Rosemary Harris (@rosemaryh92) January 10, 2020We need those in positions of power to take the climate emergency more seriously and act faster. Listing a peaceful movement as extremists is not helpful and underlines why bolder and swifter action is urgently needed. https://t.co/o1Am9RYwYY— Luke Pollard MP (@LukePollard) January 11, 2020A spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion also asked “how dare they?” and said: “Children up and down the country are desperately fighting for a future.
“Teachers, grandparents, nurses have been trying their best with loving nonviolence to get politicians and big business to do something about the dire state of our planet.
“And this is how the establishment responds.”
Extinction Rebellion has held climate change protests across the globe, and its actions in the UK have included closing Westminster Bridge and parking a pink boat in the middle of Oxford Circus for several days.DCS Kath Barned, the head of CTPSE, said: “I would like to make it quite clear that we do not classify Extinction Rebellion as an extremist organisation.
“The inclusion of Extinction Rebellion in this document was an error of judgment and we will now be reviewing all of the contents as a result.”The 12-page “safeguarding young people and adults from ideological extremism” document, issued to teachers and police officers, among others, says the group is a threat due to its “anti-establishment philosophy”.
It also warns that expressions of support could include “people speaking in strong or emotive terms about environmental issues like climate change, ecology, fracking, airport expansion or pollution”.
One former chief superintendent called the listing “astonishing”.
Rob Cooper said: “If they wish to add anyone to their list of extremist groups, perhaps they should consider fossil fuel lobby groups.
“They seem to be very effective at indoctrinating politicians around the globe and enabling oil, gas and coal companies to receive massive subsidies whilst the planet burns.” Related... Australia’s Fires Are Still Raging, And The Devastation Can Be Seen From Space Protesters Surround Australian Embassy In London To Demand Action On Bushfires Gym Box Slammed For 'Mocking' #MeToo By Suggesting Thai Boxing Will Deal With Your 'Sleazy Boss'
Related Stories
Latest News
Top news around the world
Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
Chris Harrison Gave Dodgers Advance Screening of New 'Bachelorette' Debut | TMZ
October 28, 2020
L7nXHbwf5PU
Bella Hadid Shaves Her Horses | TMZ TV
October 28, 2020
DEcavU9GD_8
The Rock Tastes His Own Blood After Gym Injury, Gets Stitches to Close Gash | TMZ TV
October 28, 2020
AS5QxRNANqc
'Moulin Rouge!' Director Baz Luhrmann on Turning the Film into the Tony-Nominated Broadway Musical
October 28, 2020
pGE9efj6b2I
Lena Waithe, Yara Shahidi, and More Join Variety's #Represent Black Women Creators Roundtable
October 28, 2020
XTECBlX2cGs
The Women of 'Greys Anatomy' on How the Show Will Tackle the Coronavirus Pandemic
October 28, 2020
motAA7fFHmg
Serena Williams owes her marriage to Alexis Ohanian to Rome and rats | Page Six Celebrity News
October 28, 2020
bwL1Kwodtxc
Savannah Guthrie parlaying town hall moderator gig into new NBC deal | Page Six Celebrity News
October 28, 2020
Rx8rCGtb1cs
Olivia Culpo on what clothes Christian McCaffrey loves to see her in | Page Six News
October 27, 2020
1rj8Oy1Q9iM
"Bachelorette" vs. Yosef, Sniffing Dale's Pants & Hilton Moves In
October 29, 2020
MiSn-_5N1e8
Chrishell Stause Was Considered for "The Bachelorette" Years Ago | E! News
October 28, 2020
C4aeUL_3eYQ
Tamar Braxton Speaks Out About Her Suicide Attempt | E! News
October 28, 2020
MwAps2zJVW4
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians

Sports

Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Latest Events
28
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Rotherham - Sheffield Wednesday
28
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Bournemouth - Bristol City
28
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Preston NE - Millwall
28
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Derby County - Cardiff City
28
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Birmingham - Huddersfield
28
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Luton - Nottingham Forest
27
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Swansea City - Stoke City
27
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Wycombe Wanderers - Watford
27
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Middlesbrough - Coventry
27
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Blackburn - Reading
27
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Brentford - Norwich City
27
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Barnsley - QPR
26
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
AC Milan - Roma
26
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Burnley - Tottenham Hotspur
26
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Brighton - West Bromwich Albion
26
Oct
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Bayer Leverkusen - Augsburg
26
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Levante - Celta Vigo
25
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Arsenal - Leicester City
25
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Juventus - Verona
25
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Benevento - Napoli
25
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Southampton - Everton
25
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Sociedad - Huesca
25
Oct
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Wolfsburg - Arminia Bielefeld
25
Oct
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Werder Bremen - Hoffenheim
25
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Wolves - Newcastle United
25
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Getafe - Granada CF
25
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Fiorentina - Udinese
25
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Cadiz - Villarreal
25
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Parma - Spezia
25
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Valladolid - Alaves
25
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Cagliari - Crotone
24
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester United - Chelsea
24
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Barcelona - Real Madrid
24
Oct
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Bayern Munich - Eintracht Frankfurt
24
Oct
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund - Schalke
24
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Liverpool - Sheffield United
24
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Atletico Madrid - Real Betis
24
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
West Ham United - Manchester City
24
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Genoa - Inter Milan
24
Oct
ENGLAND: Championship
Norwich City - Wycombe Wanderers
24
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Lazio - Bologna
24
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Sevilla - Eibar
24
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Osasuna - Athletic Bilbao
21
Oct
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group A
Bayern Munich - Atletico Madrid
21
Oct
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group B
Inter Milan - Borussia Monchengladbach
21
Oct
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group D
Ajax - Liverpool
20
Oct
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group H
PSG - Manchester United
20
Oct
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group G
Barcelona - Ferencvaros
18
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Roma - Benevento
18
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur - West Ham United
17
Oct
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Arminia Bielefeld - Bayern Munich
17
Oct
ENGLAND: Premier League
Newcastle United - Manchester United
17
Oct
SPAIN: La Liga
Getafe - Barcelona
17
Oct
ITALY: Serie A
Crotone - Juventus
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
zWJ3MxW_HWA L1eLanNeZKg i1XRgbyUtOo -g9Qziqbif8 0vmRhiLHE2U JFCZUoa6MYE UfN5PCF5EUo 2PV55f3-UAg W3y9zuI_F64 -7qCxIccihU pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.