Pain grabs among scientists – facts cannot be silenced with pain grabs

Berlin, June 05.07.2022, 17, 30:XNUMX a.m - This morning, 7 scientists from the Scientist Rebellion group paralyzed Berlin traffic to remind the federal government of the scientific fact that the climate, entire ecosystems and ultimately society are threatened with collapse if CO2 emissions are not stopped at an emergency pace . The co-founder of Fridays for Future and confidant of Greta Thunberg, Janine O'Keeffe, was also there.

Dr. Nana-Maria Grüning was subjected to pain grips
July 05.07.2022th, XNUMX - Dr. Nana-Maria Grüning (biologist at the Berlin Charité) was subjected to pain grips.

The above facts are recorded in the IPCC report, published by the United Nations and based on the life's work of thousands of scientists. However, instead of recognizing this reality, assuming his responsibility and protecting the lives of people in Germany, Olaf Scholz is having warning scientists removed from the street with painful grips. A biologist who works at the Berlin Charité then had to see a doctor.

“​​​​​​If Olaf Scholz's politics are so far removed from reality that he has to silence scientists with painful tactics, where does that leave us?“, asks Leah Bonasera, co-founder of the “Last Generation” movement and a doctoral student herself.

Lea Bonasera | Photo: (c) Marlene Charlotte Limburg
Leah Bonasera (24)
Photo: (c) Marlene Charlotte Limburg

"It really hurt, and completely unnecessarily - the Berlin police are already using this as punishment to deter peaceful people from resisting the destruction of our society, our livelihood, and our children.", like that Prof. Dr. Niko Froitzheim, geologist at the University of Bonn about his experiences today.

Prof. Dr. Niko Froitzheim

"Although it would have been easy to carry me away, the police decided to drag me off the street using pain holds (medically certified hyperextension of both wrists). The reason: I had committed a crime and therefore it would be appropriate to inflict pain on myself. Don't courts impose judgments and punishments? I took part in the campaign to draw attention to the scientific facts about the increasingly rapidly escalating climate crisis - a development that is depriving us all of a secure, livable future and that is being ignored by Climate Chancellor Scholz.” reported Dr. Nana Maria Grüning, biologist at the Berlin Charité.

Dr. Nana Maria Grüning
Prof. Dr. Niko Froitzheim

Mahatma Gandhi once said “Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state has become lawless or corrupt. And a citizen who cooperates with such a state shares in its corruption and lawlessness."

The last generation will fulfill this sacred duty and carry out peaceful resistance against Olaf Scholz and his government until they stop using painful tactics to silence the voices of reason in our society. Until it stops trampling on the right to life of billions of people. What kind of climate chancellor is Olaf Scholz if he believes he can silence scientific facts with painful tactics? 

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