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UK: Scuffles as anti-Brexit rally met by counter-protest in London

United Kingdom, London
September 07, 2019 at 21:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

Anti-Brexit protesters gathered in central London on Saturday to call for the resignation of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The rally was marred by scuffles between pro-Brexit counter-protesters and police. According to the Metropolitan police, at least 16 arrests were made.

"Good will overcome evil but only if the people in this country rise up against this government and against the far-right that backs Boris Johnson," said an anti-Brexit protester.

"17.4 million people are being robbed of the decision [to leave the EU]," said a pro-Brexit supporter.

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Anti-Brexit protesters gathered in central London on Saturday to call for the resignation of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The rally was marred by scuffles between pro-Brexit counter-protesters and police. According to the Metropolitan police, at least 16 arrests were made.

"Good will overcome evil but only if the people in this country rise up against this government and against the far-right that backs Boris Johnson," said an anti-Brexit protester.

"17.4 million people are being robbed of the decision [to leave the EU]," said a pro-Brexit supporter.

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