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With Over 6 Million People Worldwide, Climate Strikes Largest Coordinated Global Uprising Since Iraq War Protests | Common Dreams News

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In a statement, 350 gave the numbers:

From 20th to 27th of September, 1.4 million people took to the streets in Germany, over 1 million in Italy, over 600,000 in Canada, over 500,000 in the United States, 350,000 in Australia and another 350,000 in the United Kingdom, 195,000 in France, 170,000 in New Zealand, 150,000 in Austria, 50,000 in Ireland, 70,000 in Sweden, 42,000 in the Netherlands, 20,000 in Brazil, 21,000 in Finland, 15,000 in Peru, 13,000 in Mexico, 13,000 in India, 10,000 in Denmark, 10,000 in Turkey, 10,000 in Pakistan, 6,000 in Hungary, 5,000 in South Korea, 5,000 in Japan, 5,000 in South Africa, more than 3,500 in Chile, 3,000 in the Pacific, 2,000 in Singapore and much more, since many locations are still striking and the final count is not yet confirmed.

“The week of Global Climate Strikes is on par with the 2003 anti-Iraq war protest as one of the largest coordinated global protests in history,” 350 said.

via With Over 6 Million People Worldwide, Climate Strikes Largest Coordinated Global Uprising Since Iraq War Protests | Common Dreams News

Border Force officials plan Easter airport shut-down: Abbott’s Pride

Hundreds of thousands of air passengers face potential disruption to their Easter Holiday plans as ABF and other Immigration Department officials threaten to walk off the job at airports and freight terminals around the country on Easter Thursday.

Source: Border Force officials plan Easter airport shut-down

Australian Border Force 24-hour strike expected to disrupt international flights at eight airports – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Disruptions are expected at Australia’s international airports today as thousands of Border Force officers stop work.

Source: Australian Border Force 24-hour strike expected to disrupt international flights at eight airports – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)