October 7th, Amsterdam. For 2 weeks, Extinction Rebellion and allied movements will gather in major cities across the globe and continue to rebel against the world’s governments for their criminal inaction on the Climate and Ecological Crisis. XR climate activists in Amsterdam organized a large-scale blockade on the Museumbrug, in front of the Rijksmuseum. From early in the morning, thousands of XR activists showed on the bridge, where there was a visible police presence. During the day police arrested around 90 activists. The Environmental group extinction Rebellion wants the Dutch government to acknowledge the climate crisis.
Hundreds of activists outside of the blockade started to walk around the center followed by the police.