British police arrest 113 climate change activists after London roads blocked

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Environmental protesters have blocked Waterloo Bridge in London as they try to bring the city to a standstill. The day-long protest left commuters leaving London facing a chaotic journey home with thousands of demonstrators blocking key transport hubs during a co-ordinated day of action at five landmarks.

Following disruption in the heart of the capital on Monday, groups lingered on Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square into the early hours of Tuesday.

Police arrest protesters on Waterloo Bridge.

"As such a 24hour condition was imposed at 18:55hrs last night which stipulated that protestors should continue any demonstrations within the Marble Arch area only".

More than 100 Norwich branch members of environmental group Extinction Rebellion's travelled to London today to block five of the cities busiest roads and demand government action on climate change.

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Rowan McLaughlin, 47, a teacher, said this week's protests were more important that the huge pro and anti-Brexit protests in London recently. As a large group of officers arrived to remove the campaigners, they were met with chants of "We are peaceful what about you?" These differ between countries, but at their core include that governments and other institutions must tell the truth and declare a Climate and Ecological Emergency, must act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025 and must create and be led by the decisions of Citizens' Assemblies on climate and ecological justice.

The protest had a festive atmosphere, with many families in attendance, and a low police presence.

What are the group's demands?

"In the majority world, indigenous communities are now on the brink of extinction". This crisis is only going to get worse Prime minister, you can not ignore this crisis any longer.

The activists were surprised to meet no resistance from police yesterday at first, but the number of arrests rose after a police order restricted the protesters to a site at Marble Arch. Police arrested 85 people that day.

"In London, people are willing to be arrested and to stay".

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