A 12-year-old Indian girl storms the stage at COP28 and shouts “stop fossil fuels”

A 12-year-old Indian girl storms the stage at COP28 and shouts “stop fossil fuels”

Risipriya Kangujam, a 12-year-old climate activist from Manipur, attends the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. broke into the podium. today. She appeared on stage holding a placard above her head that read, “Stop Fossil Fuels.” Please save our planet and our future.
The teenager ran onto the stage and gave a short speech protesting the use of fossil fuels, receiving applause from the audience before being led away.

COP28 Secretary-General Majid Al Suwaidi praised the girl’s enthusiasm and encouraged the audience present to applaud her once again.

A Manipur-based activist posted a video of the event on X and said, “After this protest they detained me for more than 30 minutes.” My only crime is calling for the phase-out of fossil fuels, which are the main cause of today’s climate crisis. Now they kicked me out of COP28.

in another post, this is a gross violation of children’s rights in UN buildings and is contrary to UN principles. I have a right to speak out at the United Nations. ”

Around 60,000 delegates from 190 countries are attending this year’s climate conference in Dubai. He is 12 years old and is a special envoy to East Timor.

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