Extinction Rebellion shuts down Amazon warehouses on Black Friday morning



Extinction Rebellion is blocked heroineThe UK’s largest warehouse in Dunfermline, Fife on Black Friday morning.

Around 20 workers started dharna at the distribution center at four in the morning. companyBiggest day of the year.



Group Said it was also targeting heroine sites in doncaster, Darlington, Newcastle, Manchester, Peterborough, Derby, Coventry, Rugley, Dartford, Bristol, Tilbury and Milton Keynes.

Protesters with “lock-ons” and placards have blocked lorries from entering the Scottish site and some from leaving.



XRDunfermline Blockade spokeswoman Meg Patton-Jones said: “Police have a van at the site and they are watching us.

“We started here around 4 pm but are not blocking the car park of the employees, so the night shift can go on.



“We have good vibes and music,

One XR The spokesman said: “The action is aimed at attracting attention” heroine‘Absorbent and destructive to the environment’ Business practices, disregard for workers’ rights in the name of company profits, as well as the waste of Black Friday.

The blockade is part of an international action by XR targeting 15 Amazon fulfillment centers in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands, aimed at exposing Amazon’s ‘crimes’.

“This is happening in solidarity with the activists and workers of the global Make Amazon Pay campaign, demanding better working conditions, clearer environmental commitments, and for Amazon to pay its fair share of taxes.

“Amazon continues to lobby the US government to fight against climate legislation, while telling the public that they are committed to green initiatives.

“They are defining the very definition of greenwash.”

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