Black Lives Matter demonstrations return to London this weekend with protests held across central London and Southwark.
Two marches – one starting at Hyde Park and the other in Vauxhall – will meet at Parliament Square this afternoon (Saturday, June 20)
The march from Vauxhall will be in black tie.
There is also a joint Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ event at 1pm at Hyde Park.
A demonstration is also planned for Burgess Park on Sunday.
More details below…
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The Met have urged people to stay at home and protest in other ways but, if attending, to use face masks and hand sanitiser.
We need you to be safe during protests today.
The best way to keep yourself safe is to stay at home. But if you're compelled to attend, maintain social distancing.
Update on today's plans from Commander Alex Murray. pic.twitter.com/ClqlAcacSe
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