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UK: Remainers march against Brexit as Conservative Party conference begins

United Kingdom, Manchester
September 30, 2019 at 00:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Opponents of Brexit marched through Manchester on Sunday ahead of the Conservative Party conference this week.

The annual gathering comes amid turmoil in Parliament over the UK's departure from the EU.

Reject Brexit, Defend Our Democracy and the People's Assembly Against Austerity both organised rallies in the city.

Demonstrators braved the rain, bringing European Union flags and a range of homemade signs.

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, Labour MEP Julie Ward and Green MEP Gina Dowding later gave speeches at the Castlefield Bowl.

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Opponents of Brexit marched through Manchester on Sunday ahead of the Conservative Party conference this week.

The annual gathering comes amid turmoil in Parliament over the UK's departure from the EU.

Reject Brexit, Defend Our Democracy and the People's Assembly Against Austerity both organised rallies in the city.

Demonstrators braved the rain, bringing European Union flags and a range of homemade signs.

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, Labour MEP Julie Ward and Green MEP Gina Dowding later gave speeches at the Castlefield Bowl.

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