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Extinction Rebellion founder calls for Nuremberg-style trials

Extinction Rebellion founder Roger Hallam calls for Nuremberg-style trials for people responsible for climate change

  • Roger Hallam called for a ‘World War Two mobilisation’ of society with rationing 
  • Extinction Rebellion was formed as a protest group 14 months ago  
  • Hallam, 53, has been in splinter groups that Extinction Rebellion did not sanction

The founder of Extinction Rebellion wants those responsible for climate change to face Nuremberg-style trials.

Roger Hallam also called for a ‘World War Two mobilisation’ of society, with rationing and the confiscation of private property.

Extinction Rebellion was formed as a protest group 14 months ago and has twice paralysed transport in London with demonstrations.

Roger Hallam (pictured) also called for a ‘World War Two mobilisation’ of society, with rationing and the confiscation of private property

Extinction Rebellion was formed as a protest group 14 months ago and has twice paralysed transport in London with demonstrations

Extinction Rebellion was formed as a protest group 14 months ago and has twice paralysed transport in London with demonstrations

Asked how those responsible for climate change should be dealt with, he told The Times: ‘The question will be who’s culpable, in the same way [as] with the Nazis. 

‘Was it just the top Nazis or was it the small guys?’ 

He added that ‘maybe [we] should put a bullet in the head’ as punishment. 

His remarks come days after Counter Terrorism Policing South East apologised for including Extinction Rebellion in a guide of dangerous groups.

His remarks come days after Counter Terrorism Policing South East apologised for including Extinction Rebellion in a guide of dangerous groups

His remarks come days after Counter Terrorism Policing South East apologised for including Extinction Rebellion in a guide of dangerous groups

Mr Hallam, 53, a sociologist and former organic farmer from Carmarthenshire, south-west Wales, has been involved in splinter groups that took part in events that Extinction Rebellion did not sanction, such as a plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones.

In May, Mr Hallam was cleared of all charges relating to protests at King’s College London when ‘Divest from oil and gas’ was spray-painted on the walls. 

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