On Tuesday, the images of the arrest of activist Greta Thunberg during the protests at a coal mine from Lutzerath, GermanyThey went around the world. However, a video on social networks has sown the doubt about the veracity of the arrest.
The recording shows how Greta Thunberg20 years old, pose smiling for a few seconds in front of a photographer while two police officers each hold her by one arm. Later, the agents load it and take it to another point.
Greta Thunberg smiles, at all timesan attitude that has sparked criticism of the authenticity of the arrest. The German Police wanted shelve to this matter and has stated that said arrest was real.
“Greta Thunberg was part of a group of activists who ran towards the ledge. However, she was later detained and taken with this group out of the immediate danger area to learn her identity.”said a spokesman for the Aachen police.
Why was Greta Thunberg arrested?
the swedish activist Greta Thunberg was evicted on Tuesday by the German Police together with others protesters of a protest in the town of lutzerathin the west of Germany.
three agents they took it out loading from the area where a group of people had sat down to claim to stop the coal mining at the nearby Garzweiler mine.
some activists They have been entrenched in this small village for years home to a large coal mine ligniteone of a kind more pollutantswhile others have moved to the place in recent weeks to prevent RWE, one of the largest electricity companies in the country, from Take down the houses and farms in the area and expand the mine.