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Extinction Rebellion Demonstrators Protest Outside Heathrow Airport

Extinction Rebellion demonstrators gathered outside the approach tunnel to Heathrow Airport on April 19, after the group warned that it would attempt to shut down the airport over the Easter weekend. In video livestreamed by Extinction Rebellion, police can be seen surrounding the demonstrators, all who came from the group’s youth wing, and warning them that they could be arrested if they refused to move Extinction Rebellion demonstrations began on April 15 on Waterloo Bridge and at Marble Arch, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus and Parliament Square. On April 17, demonstrators climbed on top of and glued themselves to a DLR train at Canary Wharf. Credit: Michael Barry via Storyful
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