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06 Dec 2019 | 07:41 AM UTC

UK: Environmental activists to protest in London and Hull December 6

Animal rights activists plan demonstration in London and Hull on December 6; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions

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Event

The animal rights group Sea Life Extinction Rebellion has called for protests in London and Hull (Yorkshire and the Humber) on Friday, December 6, to denounce the use of supertrawlers in the fishing industry. In London, protesters plan to gather in front of the European Commission building from 15:30 to 17:00 (local time). In Hull, a march is planned to start at 15:00 at the Humber Bridge car park before heading to UK Fisheries at the Hesslewood Business Centre.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are likely in the vicinity of all protests.

Advice

Individuals in London and Hull are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.