The best images from school strikes around the world

student strikers in the philippines on friday
Student strikers in the Philippines on Friday (Photo: Twitter/@aghamyouth_pup)

From Uganda to Italy to the Philippines and seemingly everywhere in between, photos and videos of young climate protesters flood in

— Young people hit the streets on Friday in the latest mass demonstration instigated by the Fridays For Future movement.

With marches in more than 1,400 cities and more than 110 countries, organisers predicted the attendance will surpass 1.4 million they say came to the global action in March.

Social feeds have filled up with images of schoolkids and supporters of all ages demonstrating all around the world.

In Germany, young activists hit the streets in the northern town of Kiel…

 

In Syria, a student crowd hoisted a banner and did some street clean-up in the border town of Qamislo…

 

In South Korea, striking students walked the streets in Seoul…

 

In New Zealand, a mass of people flooded into a city centre (we’re not sure which one)…

 

In India, young people showed up to demonstrate in Delhi, banner emblazoned with the Extinction Rebellion symbol…

 

In Italy, climate protesters thronged the streets of Milan, and in the German city of Cologne the medieval cathedral was swamped…

 

In Uganda, students prepped placards and posters before the strike…

 

In the Philippines, student organisers called for urgent action…

 

In Ireland, a teacher led her class down the street early Friday morning…

 

In Washington D.C., streets rang with calls for climate action, despite the sitting president’s position…

 

And in Stockholm, the girl who started it all, Greta Thunberg, is on the march for the 40th week in a row. But she’s not alone anymore…

 

by Jill Russo | Climate Home News

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