Extinction Rebellion activists have just lain down in the road by Parliament Square. They’re practising ‘extended non cooperation,’ to try and drain resources. The police are struggling to lift and move them. @LBC
Police now arresting the Extinction Rebellion protesters and dragging them to the pavement. Their hope was to block this road to stop Boris Johnson getting to Parliament @LBC
An enormous amount of police officers have had to be drafted in to protest parliament and the roads today...

Meanwhile on the grass, XR activists are staging a die-in, representing the lives lost to the climate crisis. @LBC
“Extended non-cooperation” is about draining police resources as much as possible. Some XR members plan to ‘go floppy’ not just at the point of arrest, but throughout the process - so including while being taken to cells, possibly even for court appearances. @LBC
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