Animal rights activists linked to Extinction Rebellion have been arrested after ripping off start of celebrating the platinum anniversary by storming the mall during the color parade.
Scotland Yard stated that officers made multiple arrests after protesters jumped over barriers along the mall and confronted the marching Grenadier Guards. with leaflets demanding an end to hunting on royal land.
Animal Rebellion said 25 of his supporters disrupted the parade due to “the inaction of the crown on climate emergency and their ongoing support for meat, fish and dairy.
In a protest tweet, Animal Rebellion wrote: “Animal rebels are disrupting the queen’s platinum jubilee celebration, demanding that royal land be returned. We’re taking bigger action this summer against dairy industry than ever before and we need you!”
BUT group of protesters were dragged by the police out of in path of a military group as they marched around 10:10 am.
video of The incident showed that at least eight protesters jumped over the mall’s barriers. At least two protesters sat on asphalt like military the gang went around them.
Videos and photos also shows how the activists were pinned to the ground by the police in close proximity to the marching guards who took part in flower parade.
The Metropolitan Police said the arrests were public order related, for highway obstacle. force said on Twitter: Thank you crowd who showed their support clapping our hands to our officers who returned to his post after the deal with incident quickly.
Last year Animal Rebellion smeared with red paint on the fountain outside Buckingham Palace blames the Queen of having “blood on her hands.” group campaigns against in use of crown lands for hunting and animal husbandry, and the Queen’s attempts to free her land from a carbon reduction initiative.
Bo King Houston, one of to those who took action, said: “Royal family there were decades lead in way on a just transition to crop production and failed to do this. This transition common meaning and simple, we are all win”.
Robert Gordon, Representative for in group said, “These anniversary celebrations set to cost dozens, if not hundreds, of taxpayers, of millions of pounds. All while we struggling through cost of life crisis, and families across the country are increasingly dependent on on food banks.
Police and royal parks called people to avoid in area around Buckingham Palace as a view space was full.
The Royal Parks Twitter account wrote: “Crowds of people have gathered in St. James Park. for Troops of color and public lookouts now full capacity. Please do not head to St. James Park, but enjoy jubilee celebration elsewhere.
Metropolitan Police events the account tweeted: “Viewports in central london for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations have already begun. full. To avoid disappointment of can’t enter viewing areas please avoid in area”.