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Teen climate activist subjected to sexist and racist abuse amid federal court climate case

Anjali Sharma, one of eight who fought for government’s duty of care to young people, says she will not be silenced by online abuse

Teenage climate crisis campaigner Anjali Sharma has revealed the torrent of sexist and racist abuse she has received while fronting a legal case against the Morrison government’s approval of a New South Wales coal project.

  • Graham Readfearn
  • The Guardian

Sharma, 17, from Melbourne, was one of eight young people who, with the support of octogenarian nun Sister Brigid Arthur, tried unsuccessfully to block the Whitehaven Coal Vickery mine expansion.

Lawyers for the group will announce on Tuesday that they will not appeal…

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