Riot police break up Greenpeace anti-Temelin demo

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The Temelin nuclear plant in South Bohemia is just weeks away from being launched, but opponents of nuclear power are not giving up their campaign against nuclear power. On Thursday a group of 30 Greenpeace activists held a demonstration outside the National Office for Nuclear Safety in Prague. The demonstration, however, was unauthorised, and was broken up by riot police after several hours.

The Temelin nuclear plant in South Bohemia is just weeks away from being launched, but opponents of nuclear power are not giving up their campaign against nuclear power. On Thursday a group of 30 Greenpeace activists held a demonstration outside the National Office for Nuclear Safety in Prague. The demonstration, however, was unauthorised, and was broken up by riot police after several hours. Greenpeace's executive director Jerry Tutter was at the demonstration, and Radio Prague spoke to him earlier by telephone. Greenpeace's executive director, Jerry Tutter speaking to Radio Prague.