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Police Lines Cordon Off Extinction Rebellion Protesters in London's Oxford Circus

Members of London’s Metropolitan Police stood hand-in-hand to cordon off demonstrators at Oxford Circus on Friday, April 19, stopping more people from joining a climate change protest. The Extinction Rebellion group was staging what it described as an “international week of rebellion,” calling for increased action on climate change. Protests were stage over several days in Europe, North America and Australia. On Tuesday, a group in London blockaded a"Waterloo Bridge":*/stories/218881. Actor Emma Thompson joined Extinction Rebellion protesters in London during Friday’s protest. She read a “love letter” to the earth from aboard a pink boat in Oxford Circus, saying: “Gaia is us and we are Gaia.” Credit: @about_jill via Storyful
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