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UK: 'Anarchists' scuffle with police in climate demo01:13

UK: 'Anarchists' scuffle with police in climate demo

United Kingdom, London
March 7, 2015 at 21:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

'Anarchists' scuffled with police in Central London on Saturday, with the group waving the red and black bisected flag associated in activist circles with Anarcho-syndicalism. The incident occurred as thousands took to the streets of London in coordination with a reported 2,500 events around the world. Other clashes were reported when up to 100 protesters sat down on Charing Cross, blocking the busy street with their bicycles.

The march began in Lincoln’s Inns Fields and headed toward the Houses of Parliament, where celebrity activist Russell Brand and climate change author Naomi Klein are expected to address the crowd. The global movement is calling for tougher action from governments on climate change.

UK: 'Anarchists' scuffle with police in climate demo01:13
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'Anarchists' scuffled with police in Central London on Saturday, with the group waving the red and black bisected flag associated in activist circles with Anarcho-syndicalism. The incident occurred as thousands took to the streets of London in coordination with a reported 2,500 events around the world. Other clashes were reported when up to 100 protesters sat down on Charing Cross, blocking the busy street with their bicycles.

The march began in Lincoln’s Inns Fields and headed toward the Houses of Parliament, where celebrity activist Russell Brand and climate change author Naomi Klein are expected to address the crowd. The global movement is calling for tougher action from governments on climate change.