She is because of seem earlier than the court docket within the southern Swedish metropolis at 0930 GMT.
The 20-year-old activist “took half in an indication that disrupted visitors” and “refused to obey police orders to go away the location”, in response to the cost sheet seen by AFP.
She faces a most sentence of six months in jail, however prosecutor Charlotte Ottosen informed AFP that normally a majority of these costs end in fines.
The rally, organised by environmental activist group “Ta tillbaka framtiden” (Reclaim the Future), tried to dam the doorway and exit to the Malmo harbour to protest towards using fossil gasoline.
“We select to not be bystanders, and as an alternative bodily cease the fossil gasoline infrastructure. We’re reclaiming the long run,” Thunberg mentioned in an Instagram publish on the time.
Thunberg shot to international fame after beginning her “College Strike for the Local weather” in entrance of Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm on the age of 15.
She and a small band of youths based the Fridays for Future motion, which rapidly turned a world phenomenon.
Along with her local weather strikes, the younger activist frequently lambasts governments and politicians for not correctly addressing local weather points.
Thunberg merely responded “no remark” to police questions relating to the Malmo rally, in response to a preliminary transcript seen by AFP.
Reclaim the Future insists that regardless of the authorized pressures, it stays unbowed in its dedication to face as much as the fossil fuels business.
“If the court docket chooses to see our motion as against the law it could accomplish that, however we all know now we have the correct to stay and the fossil fuels business stands in the best way of that,” group spokesperson Irma Kjellstrom informed AFP.
Six members of the organisation could be showing in court docket in Malmo, she mentioned.
“We younger persons are not going to attend however will do what we are able to to cease this business which is burning our lives,” she mentioned, explaining the group’s plans for persevering with civil disobedience.