Last week, students and youth activists took part in the first big Fridays For Future climate action since the coronavirus pandemic began. The strikes, scheduled in at least 3,500 locations around the world, emphasized safety and adoption of COVID-19 precautions. Arrests were reported in multiple locations including China, Russia and Uganda. Social media indicates activists in China and Uganda were released. Twitter has also suspended or restricted the accounts of multiple activists from the PhilippinesSierra LeoneKenyaand Uganda. “We made a decision to protect nature and this mission is still ongoing,” Ugandan activist Hilda Nakabuye wrote on Twitter. “No amount of intimidation or police brutality can come our way, we are stronger and united than ever.” (The Guardian; Photos: Vogue UK)