Extinction Rebellion arrests pass 1,000 on eighth day of protests

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‘Die-in’ staged at Natural History Museum as protesters gather at legal site in Marble Arch

  • Frances Perraudin
  • The Guardian

More than 1,000 people have been arrested at Extinction Rebellion climate protests in London, police have said, in what organisers described as “the biggest civil disobedience event in modern British history”.

The Metropolitan police said on Monday that as of 10am they had made 1,065 arrests and that 53 people had been charged in relation to the protests.

Police cleared activists from Waterloo Bridge late on Sunday after reopening sites at Oxford Street and…

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