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Protesters commit to no violence during next week’s resources blockade

The Extinction Rebellion protest group is promising no violence – when they target a major resources conference in Perth next week.

The group is among a number of climate change activists promising to blockade the event – set to be attended by the Premier and heads of major mining companies.

It’s being held at the Exhibition and Convention Centre – with separate events being held on the same day.

Extinction spokesman Jesse Noakes says he’s hopeful there won’t be a repeat of ugly scenes recently seen in Melbourne.

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