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At 92, I Was Arrested for My Democratic Right to Protest

But I owe it to my grandkids to take a stand against our inaction on climate change.

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Something is wrong. We’re faced with a catastrophe. I owe it to my grandchildren, and I owe it to all children. I was willing to put my life on the line in the second world war, so putting my body on the line here is a small inconvenience.

Bill Ryan, 92, is a Kokoda war veteran who has been involved in the Leard Blockade in Maules Creek.


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