Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg could be jailed for six months. Greta Thunberg is accused of violating police orders during a sit-in demonstration in Sweden in June. Let us tell you that last June, environmental activists staged a sit-in demonstration in Malmö, a city located in the south of Sweden. During this, 20-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg also joined the protest.
The sit-in demonstration in Malmö in June was organized by the environmental protection organization Ta Tilbaka Fremtiden. During the sit-in, protesters blocked the entrance to Malmö port. The protesters were demanding a ban on the use of fossil fuels. During this, as the uproar escalated, the police asked Greta Thunberg and other protesters to leave the protest site, but the protesters refused to obey the police order. On this, the police registered a case against Greta Thunberg and other protesters.
Jail for six months
In the sections in which a case has been registered against Greta Thunberg, Greta can be sentenced to a maximum of six months in jail. Although Greta’s lawyer Charlotte Ottesen says that Greta can survive in this case and she can only be fined. The trial in the case in Malmo’s court will begin at the end of July.
Greta Thunberg is a famous environmental activist. When she was only 15 years old, at the same time she started protesting for environmental protection outside the Parliament of Sweden. These sit-in demonstrations of Greta, which took place every Friday, got recognition all over the world. Greta Thunberg is constantly accusing governments and politicians of not being serious about the issue of the environment.