September 13, 2019 / 12:59 PM / 2 days ago

Extinction Rebellion plan London 'shutdown' from Oct. 7

LONDON (Reuters) - Climate change activists Extinction Rebellion said on Friday the group would hold demonstrations in London from Oct. 7, with the aim of shutting down major roads near Britain’s parliament in Westminster.

“(Extinction Rebellion) will shutdown London from 7 October to force their government to #ActNow on the climate and ecological emergency,” the group said in a tweet, adding that groups across the world will gather in key cities to rebel.

Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Kate Holton

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