Extinction Rebellion takes aim at Amazon warehouses for Black Friday blockade

An activist from Extinction Rebellion, wearing a giant Jeff Bezos head, blocks the entrance to the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury, Essex, preventing lorries from entering or leaving on Black Friday, the global retail giant's busiest day of the year. Picture date: Friday November 26, 2021.
// Amazon UK warehouses are being targeted by Extinction Rebellion activists in a Black Friday blockade.
// The climate action group is also targeting centres in Doncaster, Darlington, Newcastle, Manchester, Peterborough, Derby, Coventry, Rugeley, Dartford, Bristol, Tilbury and Milton Keynes.

Activists with placards and “lock-ons” have halted lorries entering the centre and stopped a number from leaving, The Standard reported.

“The police have one van on site and they are watching us,” Extinction Rebellion spokesperson Meg Paton-Jones said at the blockade in Scotland.

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