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Extinction Rebellion: Climate change protesters block the streets of London



  Waterloo Bridge

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Demonstrators of the extermination of the rebellion are conducting a global day of action

Climate change protesters blocked the Waterloo Bridge and caused the traffic jam in central London.

Members of the Extinction Rebellion campaign group have also parked a boat at Oxford Circus and blocked the Marble Arch as part of a global action day. 1

9659007] Yen Chit Chong of Extinction Rebellion in London said, "This is our last best survival killer."

The police have recommended people traveling to London to provide extra travel time. There were no arrests.

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The demonstrators have parked a boat at Oxford Circus to illustrate the threat of sea-level rise
The eradication of extermination said the protests would continue throughout the week "escalating the creative destruction day by day through the capital."

The group said it intends to "bring London to a halt for up to two weeks" and wanted the government to take urgent action against climate change.

Other banners unfurled in Parliament Square, holding placards and waving flags as speakers came on stage.

Protester Chay Harwood told the BBC: "We live in a very sick society Right now, there are many social problems and social ills that need healing.

" But right now the biggest threat is the threat of climate change.

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Protesters have also blocked roads leading to the Marble Arch

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Protestors have gathered to hear speeches in Parliament Square

The Met said there had been "appropriate police action plans" for the demonstrations, and officers of the entire armed forces would be deployed "in support of public order".

In November, activists blocked the British Energy Department by chaining them together on the sidewalk, resulting in 85 arrests.

The organizers encouraged people to settle in Hyde Park until Monday – a crime under the laws of Royal Parks.

A spokeswoman for the Royal Parks said the rebellion of Extinction did not ask for permission to start the protest in the park and that camping is prohibited.

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Protestors have barred the Waterloo Bridge from traffic


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