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Protesting at UN Climate Talks Is Becoming Increasingly Difficult, Activists Say

With more than 2,400 fossil fuel industry lobbyists in attendance, climate advocates say COP28, currently being held in Dubai, has been the most restrictive yet regarding free speech. Youth from Fridays for Future organization stage a protest calling to cease fires and end fossil fuels in the conference venue, Blue Zone during the COP28, UN Climate Change Conference, held by UNFCCC in Dubai Exhibition Center, United Arab Emirates on December 8, 2023. COP28, running from November 30 to December 12 focuses on particular nations'https://insideclimatenews.org/news/08122023/todays-climate-protest-cop28-uae-free-speech/

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  • Chris Ndungu

    8 w

    The voice of people is momentous! It should be respected as long as they are saying right.

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    • CHRIS NGATIA

      18 w

      The climate activists need their voices to be heard and they definitely need protection

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      • walter lungayi

        18 w

        It's important for activists to continue finding creative ways to make their voices heard and push for action on climate change.

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        • Princess

          18 w

          Activists' determination to advocate for change reflects a shared commitment to addressing the pressing issues of our time.

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          • rosebellendiritu

            18 w

            Protesters from these groups should at least be given a platform to air their voices and while doing so they should be protected whatsoever.

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            • Joseph Githinji

              18 w

              @rosebellendiritu I agree their grievances must be given an ear.

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              • CHRIS NGATIA

                18 w

                @rosebellendiritu Their voices really need to be heard

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              • Joseph Githinji

                18 w

                The voice of this climate defenders have to be heard,and more importantly the youths included in the ongoing debate about the future. Sustainability is a discussion that must include all of us.

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                • Gorffly mokua

                  18 w

                  Challenges faced by activists in protesting at UN Climate Talks highlights the need for inclusive dialogue and space for diverse voices!!

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                  • Joseph Githinji

                    18 w

                    @gorffly_mokua their voices must be heard,they have a right to speak their mind.

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                    • rosebellendiritu

                      18 w

                      @gorffly_mokua it's unfortunate that in this summit it's very restrictive yet they claim it's free speech

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                    • Richard S

                      18 w

                      Try gettung you're story out about underpaid workrrs from the #Philëapines, ,#Pakistan ...

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