‘We have the right to rebel’: Extinction Rebellion begin Westminster shutdown

Guardian News Oct 7, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the road outside Downing Street on Monday morning as they began a planned two-week shutdown of Westminster. Peaceful protesters are targeting 12 areas in central London in an attempt to force meaningful action to tackle the climate crisis. The Metropolitan police said that by 8am there had been 21 arrests, in addition to others over the weekend, with eight people detained on Saturday

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