A total of 800 people have been arrested by police since the start of the protests it has been revealed.
Police have now imposed a new condition –
The following condition was imposed under Section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 and posted via news.met.police.uk.
“Any assembly linked to the Extinction Rebellion ‘Autumn Uprising’…who wish to continue with their assembly MUST go to Trafalgar Square and only assemble in the pedestrianised area around Trafalgar Column.”
The condition does not have a time limit. In order to impose this condition, the Met required evidence that serious disruption was being caused to communities in London.
The Met day that they believe that this action is “necessary” in order to prevent the demonstrations from causing serious disruption to the community.
Anyone who fails to comply with the condition is liable to arrest and prosecution. This news was posted on news.met.police.uk