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28 Nov 2020 | 06:13 AM UTC

UK: Protesters gather in London following police arrests November 28 /update 1

Protesters move demonstration location in London following police arrests on November 28; avoid all demonstrations, heed official instructions

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Event

A planned demonstration in central London to oppose government restrictions imposed amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has reportedly changed location after police arrested three protesters who gathered at King's Cross St. Pancreas station on Saturday morning, November 28. A heavy police presence was reported in the vicinity of King's Cross and the protesters were reportedly arrested for breaching COVID-19 restrictions. The Save Our Rights UK organization planned to demonstrate from 12:00 (local time) until approximately 17:00. Reports on social media outlets suggest the demonstration has been moved to Marble Arch from 12:30.

This location may change again, associated demonstrations should be anticipated in central London. A heightened security presence and localized disruptions in the vicinity of the planned march should be anticipated. Further arrests are possible.

Advice

Those in the area are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, monitor developments, anticipate associated disruptions, and heed official instructions issued by local authorities.

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