Extinction Rebellion: Metropolitan police accused of ‘assault on civil liberties’ after ‘pre-emptive’ arrests

Credit: WorldNews- Published on October 6, 2019
The Metropolitan Police’s decision to seize protest equipment and arrest activists from climate campaign group Extinction Rebellion has been called “plain wrong” by MPs in the run up to the group’s fortnight of action in Westminster and across the world. The campaign organisation, which plans to blockade roads around the...
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Published on October 7, 2019 -  00:34
Extinction Rebellion activists arrested at the start of two weeks of protests
Extinction Rebellion protesters are vowing to shut down Westminster as they demand urgent action on the climate and environmental crises. Activists say they expect the protests to be as much as five times bigger than those held in April, which brought major disruption to London and saw more than 1,100 arrests.

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