Police announced that she had proceeded to nearly 1,300 arrests of protesters from the Extinction rebellion since Monday, while activists hope that the weekend will get bigger for a protest march in the center. from London.
Animal rights activists affiliated with XR claimed that 28 of their supporters had been arrested Saturday morning while they were trying to block access to the Billingsgate Fish Market in East London.
On Saturday, XR activists hope that supporters who could not attend the week's events and actions will join a protest march at Marble Arch starting at 1:30 pm.
Earlier, others went to the Westminster District Court, where Paralympian James Brown denied causing a public nuisance by climbing to the top of a passenger plane at the airport. London City airport Tuesday.
Hundreds of protesters remained in Trafalgar Square, where police continued their efforts to rid them of their last Westminster roadblock and a new camping site at Vauxhall.
The activists hoped that the Lambeth council, which declared a climate emergency, would allow them to use Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens as a "safe space" for up to a week. They planned a route of workshops and events for campers and visitors.
Early Saturday morning, protesters from the XR Animal Rebellion chapter sat down to block the entrance to Billingsgate, the UK's largest fish market, as a demonstrator shut in at the entrance, said the group.
About 200 protesters who had gathered in Canary Wharf began demonstrating around 3:30 am, the group said in a statement released to the media.
The police initially tried to stop them from entering the market, but gave in after the negotiations, the group said. The management of Billingsgate refused a request for dialogue, according to the protesters.
The metropolitan police said that there had been 1,290 arrests in connection with the outbreaks of the Extinction rebellion at 9:30 Saturday. The Met did not respond to a request for comment on the demo.
Kerri Waters, spokesperson for Animal Rebellion, said, "For many, eating fish is considered a healthy choice. But just as terrestrial animals suffer, so do fish, who think, make friends, and feel pain. But their suffering goes unnoticed.
"At Billingsgate Market in London, thousands of fish, stolen every day from their homes by the ocean, are dead or dying. Many will have slowly suffocated when they boarded fishing boats, while thousands more will remain alive as they are trucked to the market, where they will be eviscerated or boiled alive. "
Alex Lockwood, another spokesman for the group, said: "It was our duty to come here and make these demands, we must move to a sustainable food system and stop exploiting the millions of fish that pass through by this market every year. "