Two protesters who expressing republican sentiments were arrested in events proclamation of the accession to the throne of King Charles III.
The man said he was arrested for shout: “Who elected him?” when the proclamation was read out in Oxford.
Simon Hill, 45, said he encountered event on chance when he walked home from the church. history the tutor said that after he shouted out the words, some people nearby told him “shut up’ and he replied by saying: ‘Ah head of the state was imposed on us without our consent.”
According to him, before the intervention of the police, he was approached by three guards. Hill said he was taken to a police van despite protests of other, who defended his right to freedom of speech.
Hill said he had previously been arrested. for attraction in nonviolent protest against weapon trade but that he was not surprised, despite the fact that he considered his actions justified.
On the contrary, referring to latest arreston said “I don’t think I’ve ever seen anyone arrested on such worn-out lands, not to mention experiencing it for yourself.
“I don’t in any meaningful meaning breaks the ceremony; I just called out something that several people they would have heard me nearby, but then they carried me on with ceremony and they [the police] collar me. I’m very worried that you might be arrested for expression of opinion in public. I feel completely overwhelmed.”
After he wrote about the incident on Twitter, Republic in favor of replacing the monarchy with en elected head of fortune, wrote, “This is outrageous.”
A spokesman for the Thames Valley Police said: “45-yearthe old man was arrested in connection with violation that was caused during the proclamation ceremony of King Charles III in Oxford.
“Subsequently, he was removed from arrest and is engaged in with us volunteer when we investigate public breach of order. The man was arrested on suspicion of a public breach of order [under section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986]”.
Section 5 applies to conduct that is considered to be cause restlessness, anxiety or restlessness.
In Edinburgh, a woman holding sign the phrase “To hell with imperialism, abolish the monarchy” was arrested a few minutes before reading of proclamation. Incident took place outside St. Giles’ Cathedral, where the Queen’s coffin is supposed to lie on Monday.
A police spokesman said that on 22-year- the elderly woman was arrested in connection with violation of world. A little people boos were heard at the announcement of king during Edinburgh event.