‘I’m Here to Be Arrested’

‘I’m Here to Be Arrested’

Should being arrested become our new badge of honour?

Climate change and its devastating impact on the planet, animals and people has dominated the headlines this year. This autumn, Extinction Rebellion and Animal Rebellion are taking to the streets to call for change.

But as a London-wide ban on protests goes into effect, supporters continue to stand up for what they believe in, including Guardian journalist George Monbiot.

‘We stand, not just for the protection of our life support systems, but also for the protection of our basic human right to protest.’
– George Monbiot

We spoke to George about the importance of civil disobedience and non-violent direct action in the days and moments before his arrest.