In the hambach forest in North Rhine-Westphalia have attacked Masked a device base of the energy company RWE, and an employee is injured.

About 20 attackers had thrown on Friday evening with sling shots fired and stones on top of the Container, in which vehicles are parked, and the factory would have stopped the protection of employees, police said. A RWE staff had been hit by a stone on the head and to the hospital. Also summoned police officers had been pelted with stones. About the author of the police was also on Sunday.

in Addition, would have blocked any Unknown access to the RWE-base on the brown coal open pit mine of Hambach with debris and wood, and then lit. The police are investigating, among other things, on suspicion of serious violation, the property damage and personal injury. The “Aachener Zeitung” had previously reported.

RWE had to clear the forest near Cologne, Germany for the expansion of the adjacent brown coal open-cast mine to a large extent. Environmentalists and other activists wanted to prevent the occupation of the area. The forest was cleared by the police. Before the court RWE lost, however, on a provisional basis.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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