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US News They're back: Extinction Rebellion protesters build pyramid in Oxford Circus

12:40  18 october  2019
12:40  18 october  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Every force in England and Wales to help Met with climate demos

  Every force in England and Wales to help Met with climate demos Hundreds of police officers from every force in England and Wales will come to London to help the Met handle the Extinction Rebellion protests. The National Police Chiefs Council has confirmed to Sky News that 500 officers will join Scotland Yard from all 43 forces.Hundreds of officers - from forces including Devon and Cornwall, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire - have already arrived in the capital following the Yard's call for mutual aid assistance to with continued significant disruption from climate change protests in London.

Extinction Rebellion , Oxford Circus , London, 19 April 2019. The protesters sprayed the building for several seconds until they lost control of the hose. As part of a two-week series of XR actions which they called 'International Rebellion ',[62] to take place in more than 60 cities worldwide,[63]

Climate change protesters at Oxford Circus in London were in a celebratory mood this morning after they defied police officers who threatened to arrest them .

a group of people walking on a city street: Protesters put up the bamboo structure within minutes. Pic: Facebook/Extinction Rebellion © Getty Protesters put up the bamboo structure within minutes. Pic: Facebook/Extinction Rebellion Extinction Rebellion protesters have built a pyramid in Oxford Circus - as activists who halted trains by climbing on them yesterday appear in court.

Protesters blocked off the junction on the UK's busiest shopping street with banners before quickly erecting bamboo poles in a pyramid shape, with a tree branch hanging from the middle of it.

Some of the protesters locked themselves to the structure to raise awareness of the climate emergency.

Others attached themselves to each other with pipes as they lay on the ground around the pyramid with Extinction Rebellion flags on them.

'As long as it’s done peacefully I think that’s really important' - Zappone backs Extinction Rebellion protests

  'As long as it’s done peacefully I think that’s really important' - Zappone backs Extinction Rebellion protests 'As long as it’s done peacefully I think that’s really important' - Zappone backs Extinction Rebellion protestsThe climate activists have set up camp on Dublin's Merrion Square and have caused some traffic disruption in the city.

You' re viewing YouTube in Russian. Extinction Rebellion - The birth, the theory and the practice - Продолжительность: 5:34 Real Media 1 069 просмотров. Police remove protesters boat blockade from London's Oxford Circus - Продолжительность: 0:42 Daily Mail 1 034 просмотра.

Police arrest several protesters who have been blocking the roads at Oxford Circus . The Extinction Rebellion movement have been staging protests across

Dozens of police surrounded the protesters as they cordoned off the area.

  They're back: Extinction Rebellion protesters build pyramid in Oxford Circus © AP

The protesters are defying a London-wide protest ban but said it was worth it to keep pushing politicians to tackle climate change.

Police look on as Dame Vivienne Westwood alongside members of Extinction Rebellion gather outside the head office of BP, in London, where they are delivering a report on the company's activities in West Papua. © Getty Police look on as Dame Vivienne Westwood alongside members of Extinction Rebellion gather outside the head office of BP, in London, where they are delivering a report on the company's activities in West Papua. Activists said they had been trying to find an opportunity to hold the stunt for four days, and it was nearly called off after a public outroar when protesters suspended parts of the Tube and DLR network in east London on Thursday when they climbed on top of trains.

Four activists who were protesting at Shadwell station, including two priests, are appearing in court this morning after they were charged with obstructing an engine or carriageway on the railway.

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