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Police Extract Locked-Down Protesters and Make Arrests in Lützerath, Germany

In the early morning hours of Jan. 11, 2023 German police conducted more raids of barricades and encampments belonging to environmental activists seeking to halt ongoing construction of coal-mines and the planned demolition of Lützerath. Various barricades and encampments were forcibly evicted as police continue to maintain a heavy presence in occupied areas. During the raids numerous people were arrested, with an unknown number currently held in custody. Further actions are planned in the coming days.