Coal mining company tears down protected church despite protests
Protestors temporarily interrupted German energy company RWE’s demolition of a protected church in the town of Immerath in western German state North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Manfred Kriener writes on klimaretter.info. Greenpeace activists occupied the listed heritage building, Immerather Dom, rolling out a banner saying “Those who destroy culture also destroy people,” and forcing RWE to temporarily halt the procedure. RWE later resumed the demolition, in order to make way for the lignite mine Garzweiler.
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