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Protest overshadows Black Friday: Activists block the Munich headquarters of the US giant

2020-11-29T03:47:48.169Z

In Munich, activists demonstrated against the business policy of the US group Amazon on Black Friday. Parcels were deposited in front of the company headquarters.



In Munich, activists demonstrated against the business policy of the US group Amazon on Black Friday.

Parcels were deposited in front of the company headquarters.

Munich -

Climate activists

protested

on Friday morning (November 27) in front of the

headquarters of

the

US Internet giant Amazon

in

Munich *

.

In front of the entrance, they deposited

packages

labeled

with

allegations

that

blocked the entrance.

Amazon protest in Munich: activists consciously choose Black Friday

These should "symbolize Amazon's products: environmental destruction, tax evasion, poor working conditions, the suppression of retail, and many other problems," said the activists of

Extinction Rebellion

.

Activist: inside @MucRebellion block the entrance of # Amazon.de GmBH in Domagkstraße with a large parcel wall.

We demand more social and ecological responsibility!

#MakeAmazonPay #BoycottBlackFriday #BoycottAmazon #BlockFriday pic.twitter.com/51ut2PoOYn

- Extinction Rebellion Munich (@MucRebellion) November 27, 2020

For their protest they had

chosen

Black Friday *

, traditionally the day with the highest sales in the

USA

.

The activists wanted to turn "against the worldwide

consumerism

".

(dpa / lks) * Merkur.de and tz.de are part of the Ippen digital network.

Source: merkur

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