Eco Zad action targeting up to 50 sites

Police called in as protestors try to prevent tree felling in preparation for Beynac by-pass
Gendarmes monitor the protest at Beynac bypass

Zadistes trying to stop projects all over France

As police work to clear environmental protesters from the Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport site near Nantes, groups at around 50 other sites are trying to stop projects as varied as a nuclear dump, wind farm, holiday complex and bypasses.

Militant green protesters took over the Nantes airport site in 2009, calling it a Zone à Défendre (ZAD) – and are now being copied by other ‘zadiste’ protesters.

After abandoning the airport plan, President Macron ...

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