Greta Thunberg detained by police AGAIN as eco-activist shuns officers' warnings

Greta Thunberg has been escorted away by police for a second time
Greta Thunberg has been escorted away by police for a second time

The Swedish activist has been demonstrating with others against the razing of the German village, Lutzerath, for the expansion of a coal mine

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg was among climate activists detained during protests against the demolition of the coal village of Lützerath on Tuesday, according to police.

Thunberg was detained while protesting at the opencast coal mine of Garzweiler 2, some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles) from Luetzerath.

Thunberg, who joined the protesters on Friday, was seen sitting alone in a large police bus after having been detained, a Reuters witness said.

Greta Thunberg was detained by police on Sunday
Greta Thunberg was detained by police on Sunday

It is the second time in just days the Swedish activist has been detained as she continues to protest against the demolition.

The previous incident took place on Sunday, when Thunberg refused to comply with a police request to leave the area.

Thunberg was heard saying the German government's compromise with the owner of the coal farm is a "shameful" arrangement.