Thousands march for Palestine in London as police arrest 82 counter protesters – latest
Police faced 'unacceptable violence' from counter-protesters at the Cenotaph.
The march- the route of which goes from Hyde Park to the US embassy in Vauxhall – has so far been peaceful.
Police have arrested 82 counter protesters so far. A further 10people were also arrested for breaching the peace.
Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn praised the ‘global movement’ of people from all walks of life in attendance at the Palestine march today.
RMT boss Mick Lynch called for an ‘immediate ceasefire’ during a speech to protesters in Vauxhall.
Meanwhile hundreds of demonstrators have staged a sit-in protest at Kings Cross Station.
The Met Police drafted in 1,000 extra officers to form a ‘ring of steel’ around the event.
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