Wednesday 24 May
Nationwide police raid against Last Generation
At around 7 o’clock this morning, over 100 police officers raided properties across Germany connected with the climate activist group Last Generation.
The activist group also had documents confiscated and their website shut down.
The nationwide crackdown, which saw fifteen locations being searched, was led by the Munich Public Prosecutor’s Office.
Four of these spaces were in Berlin and, while details have not yet been released, photos from the German Press Agency show that at least one search took place in Kreuzberg. As part of the clampdown, the activist group also had documents confiscated and their website shut down.
This all comes as part of an ongoing investigation into seven individual members of Last Generation (aged between 27 and 38), who are being investigated for charges of forming or supporting a criminal organisation.
The German police union also seems to suspect some kind of larger criminal system at play. They’re pushing for investigations into where Last Generation is getting its funding, as well as what it’s using that funding for, such as the attempted sabotage of the Trieste-Ingolstadt oil pipeline in April 2022.