A protester from the Extinction rebellion stuck to the top of a British Airways plane at London City Airport, while the total number of arrests exceeded 1,000.

The man, who was identified by Extinction Rebellion as former Paralympic cyclist James Brown, kept the plane in a video broadcast online by the protest group.

    Former Paralympian James Brown posed on top of a plane

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Former Paralympian James Brown posed on top of a plane
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The former Paralympic athlete at the top of the aircraft BACredit: London News Pictures
    The protester stuck to the top of a BA Embraer jet 190

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The protester stuck to the top of a BA Embraer jet 190Credit: Reuters
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Brown said that he was "himself" while he was "afraid of heights"

Meeting with Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick. described his actions as "foolhardy, stupid and dangerous".

She stated: "I understood from the start that someone had been arrested after … buying a ticket, carried out perfectly normal security checks, climbed the steps of an airplane and be thrown over the plane.

"In fact, it was a reckless, stupid and dangerous thing to do for everyone involved, but I think you can see that it's a pretty difficult thing to predict or prevent from happening."

Yesterday's protests focused on London City Airport, where protesters attempted to "occupy the terminal, in the Hong Kong way", with hundreds of people blocking the airport. ;main entrance.

The eco-warriors also blocked the entrance road, climbed onto the roof of the terminal and stuck to the entrance to the DLR station serving East London's airport.

Last night, at 8 pm, the meteorological police said that there had been 1,112 arrests since the start of protests on Monday, including 50 at the airport yesterday.

Dame Cressida insisted that Scotland Yard had enough cells to hold and treat all militants, adding that officers were prevented from fighting knife crimes or protecting children to monitor protests.

She said the protesters were "absolutely irresponsible and totally unreasonable" for their determination to take control of London's main roads for two weeks.

She asked the eco-warriors to demonstrate in the pedestrian area of ​​Trafalgar Square, saying: "Protect legally or go home."

Only two flights were canceled at the airport and there were no more protesters outside the terminal shortly after 7 pm.

Extinction Rebellion co-founder Gail Bradbrock described the event as successful: "I think the most important thing is that we are alerting the British people to the crisis we are living in and the threat to all forms of trade. " as usual. "

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Brown, a visually impaired, was arrested in Heathrow last month after a protest in which Heathrow Break, a splinter group of Extinction Rebellion, was trying to fly a drone near the airport.

The 54-year-old former Paralympic athlete who won a bronze medal in London 2012, is glued to the top of a 190 BA Embraer jet.

In a video that he posted online, he said: "Here I am over a ****** plane at City Airport.I hate heights, I am myself * ******, I managed to board the roof.I am so fragile

"We are talking about the climate and ecological crisis, protesting against the government's inaction on climate and ecological degradation, declaring a climate emergency and doing nothing to fix it.

"In fact, they go in the opposite direction, they sanction the expansion of airports, Heathrow, Bristol and others.We can not let that happen, we can not have our cake and eat it.

He then noticed that security was getting closer and said, "Oh, good security measures are coming in. I hope they will not take too much time because it's scary."

He was finally abducted.

A spokeswoman for BA said yesterday: "We are urgently investigating what happened."

    Demonstrator of the rebellion Extinction presented on Aer Lingus flight information on climate change

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Demonstrator of the rebellion Extinction presented on Aer Lingus flight information on climate changeCredit: @ wazzas / Twitter
    The activist is taken away by the cops of the plane

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The activist is taken away by the cops of the planeCredit: Reuters
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A protester on the roof above the entrance of City Airport shouted "Rebellion!"Credit: AFP or licensors
    The activist was applauded shouting at the other protesters: "Rebellion!

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The activist was applauded shouting at the other protesters: "Rebellion!Credit: London News Pictures
    He made his way through barbed wire to reach the top of the roof.

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He made his way through barbed wire to reach the top of the roof.Credit: AFP or licensors
    The man climbed on the roof in front of the entrance under the applause of other activists

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The man climbed on the roof in front of the entrance under the applause of other activistsCredit: Reuters

Meanwhile, another protester managed to establish a flight between London City Airport and Dublin yesterday – to the fury of the passengers on board.

The Aer Lingus flight was on the runway and about to take off when a well-dressed man got up and gave a lecture on climate change.

While filming himself on his phone, the man said: "I do not wish to travel with you, but I do not wish to go down".

He added: "I am extremely sorry for the inconvenience".

Angry passengers responded saying, "You are not sorry at all".

While their flight was blocked, the travelers pleaded with the crew to remove the man in glasses from the plane.


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Continuing to address those on board, the man said, "We have two generations of human civilization left if we continue to do what we do."

Another passenger asked him, "Why are you filming yourself?"

Police then saw the man moving away from the plane.

The flight, which was scheduled to leave at 9:40 am, was delayed by ten minutes.

Passenger Warren Swalbe tweeted: "We are about to take the London City airport, our flight has been infiltrated by a climate change protester".

Nicholas Watt, political editor of BBC Newsnight, wrote: "My flight from London City Airport to Dublin has just been blocked by a protester against climate change .Give a lecture on climate change in the alleys.

"The crew calmly and very politely asked the demonstrator to return to his seat, and he definitely refused and held his speech on climate change in the aisles.

"The plane was at the end of the runway. The pilot then went to the door of the aircraft, where police encountered a crowd of police officers. They came on board and escorted the protester.

"The last irony of the event on climate change on our flight We will not be able to take off until we have recovered extra fuel … to replace the fuel used during the event, our driver notes with humor".

Aer Lingus stated that the passenger had been removed "due to his disruptive behavior on board" and that a complete security check of the aircraft had been made prior to departure from the aircraft.

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There was yesterday a huge police presence in front of London City AirportCredit: AFP or licensors
    Extinction Rebellion protesters with bicycles block a roundabout near the city's airport

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Extinction Rebellion protesters with bicycles block a roundabout near the city's airportCredit: Reuters
    Activists blocked the entrance to the DLR airport yesterday

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Activists blocked the entrance to the DLR airport yesterdayCredit: AFP or licensors
    Police Arrest Yesterday Extinction Rebellion Activists Across East London Airport

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Police Arrest Yesterday Extinction Rebellion Activists Across East London AirportCredit: London News Pictures
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There was a strong police presence in front of London City airport yesterday morningCredit: 2019 Pete Maclaine / i-Images
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Police were dragging protesters at the entrance of the airportCredit: London News Pictures
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Dozens of police were stationed in front of London City airport yesterday morningCredit: London News Pictures

The climate change group started yesterday its closure of London City Airport, "in Hong Kong", which lasted three days, sticking to the terminal and dancing on a roof, without finally cancel the flights.

Robert Sinclair, managing director of London City Airport, said there were no more protesters outside the terminal shortly after 7 pm last night.

"We continue to work with the Metropolitan Police to ensure that our passengers tonight and tomorrow enjoy a safe and secure service," he said.

"The airport remained fully operational all day and ran an almost complete flight schedule, with only two flights canceled as a result of the protest activity."

The latest event focuses on the impact of the aircraft on the climate and on the government's continued support for the airport's expansion.

Hundreds of ecologists have tried to block the DLR's entrance to the airport by sitting down together and singing "Fly today, gone gone."

Activist Phil Kingston, 83, was among those arrested – the third time in protests against the insurgency rebellion over the past week.

Protesters dragged protesters to the airport after failing to enter the security terminal.

One of them was heard saying, "Please, stop hurting me".

An activist climbed onto part of the roof of the terminal where he was applauded by the other protesters.

Standing on the roof, he shouted: "Shut down the airport! Rebellion!"

He then danced on the roof while a group of musicians played clarinet below.

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The tailor told the protesters to "close this airport"Credit: AFP or licensors
    Negotiators try to persuade militants to come down from the roof

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Negotiators try to persuade militants to come down from the roof
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Security tries to seize a protester from the rebellion of extinction at the airportCredit: 2019 Pete Maclaine / i-Images
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Police take a protester from the airportCredit: Alamy Live News
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Extinction Rebellion is trying to close the airport
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Police arrest activist on the fourth day of demonstrationsCredit: AFP or licensors
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A man in tie Extinction Rebellion is taken away by officers

People arriving for flights were redirected to a second entrance to the terminal by security guards and were not allowed to enter the building without showing their boarding pass beforehand.

Taxi driver Jason Lempiere said the protests had disrupted his work in and around the city.

He said: "It disturbs everyone's daily life, working, coming and going at the airport, yes, having a voice, but not disturbing people's lives in this way."

The protest yesterday at City Airport is the fourth day of the group's climate change protests.

Protesters have camped on roads around Parliament Square and Whitehall since Monday, calling for urgent action on climate change and wildlife.

They confiscated eight 10-tonne trucks that included generators, power supplies, toilets, tents and sleeping gear.

A total of 500 police from England and Wales from other forces were brought in to help cope with the protests.

On Wednesday night, activists continued their protests in Trafalgar Square. Benedict Cumberbatch and Simon Amstell joined them. The electronic music duo Disclosure and Orbital played a set.

After Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the protesters "crisp uncooperative," his father, Stanley Johnson, said his remarks were full of humor and that he viewed it as a compliment. to be described as crisp by his son.

Defending the tactics of the protest group, Johnson Snr said, "I do not think many of them are breaking the law.

I believe that they are committed to non-violence, to peaceful protest. "

The airport is the fifth largest airport in the capital, popular with business travelers, bankers and politicians for short-haul and regional links.

WHO ARE REBELLION EXTINCTION?

Extinction Rebellion asks the government to declare a climate and ecological emergency, to act immediately to end the loss of wildlife and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero dollar of here 2025.

Earlier in the year, Parliament declared a climate and environmental emergency and the government passed a law to reduce emissions to zero dollars by 2050, much later that activists do not demand.

The group organized 11 days of demonstrations in London in April that disrupted public transport and roads.

On Thursday, the activists of the Extinction rebellion used a fire pump to suck a red liquid to the treasure to draw attention to what they said was the government's failure to avoid a climate disaster.

Last week, the Met warned that the demonstrations removed officers from other vital roles in the capital, including the fight against knife crime and domestic violence.

More resources have been used to combat climate change than to fight terrorism, it was said.

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Extinction Rebellion said that he would close the London City Airport
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Orbital played for the protesters at Trafalgar Square last nightCredit: Extinction Rebellion
    Actor Benedict Cumberbatch joined the activists last night

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch joined the activists last night
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Police bring giant octopus to Trafalgar SquareCredit: AFP or licensors
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Nursing mothers with children block Whitehall during mass roadblock between Nurses and Nurses Extinction RebellionCredit: PA: Press Association
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Activists protest at Whitehall, near the entrance to Downing StreetCredit: AFP or licensors
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Climate change protester holds up sign while blocking Victoria Street, LondonCredit: AP: Associated Press
    John Lynes, 91, was arrested at yesterday's protests

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John Lynes, 91, was arrested at yesterday's protestsCredit: Alamy Live News


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