Scotland Yard defends response to climate change protests

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/18/scotland-yard-defends-response-to-climate-change-protests

Met comes under pressure to crack down on the Extinction Rebellion demonstrators

Scotland Yard has defended its response to the rolling protests in London that have caused disruption to millions and pushed climate change towards the top of the national news agenda.

The Metropolitan police has come under increasing pressure to crack down on the Extinction Rebellion demonstrators who have blocked transport networks in the capital in recent days; not least from the home secretary, who has urged officers to “take a firm stance”.

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Original Title: Scotland Yard defends response to climate change protests
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