ECO-WARRIORS blockading Waterloo Bridge sang songs and cheered on celebrity luvvies yesterday.
The smell of cannabis was thick in the air as protesters also set up a skateboard ramp in the middle of the bridge.
Extinction Rebellion activists sang songs and cheered on celebrities as they blocked Waterloo Bridge yesterday[/caption]
Protesters cheered on Chris Packham and Etienne Scott as they gave speeches from a bus stop during the demo[/caption]
Environmentalist Chris Packham, 57, and Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott gave speeches from the top of a bus stop.
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Stott, 39, later told The Sun: “I know it causes a huge amount of disruption but the problem is this disruption pales into insignificance when you’re considering literally the breakdown of civilization.
“And I didn’t make that up. David Attenborough said that.”
Later, police dismantled the half-pipe and carried it away. They cleared tents and threatened to put protesters’ possessions in a skip.
One eco-warrior said ‘the problem is this disruption pales into insignificance when you’re considering literally the breakdown of civilisation’[/caption]
Police began to remove demonstrators from the bridge and threatened to dump protester’s belongings in nearby skips if they didn’t clear off[/caption]
As the afternoon continued, a number of exhausted-looking protesters were placed in the back of police vans while officers encircled a hard-core group who refused to leave[/caption]
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