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Safety, disorder and protesters protecting police

As police launched a final rapid advance against youthful pro-Palestinian protesters a short distance from the Israeli Embassy, the heavens opened to effectively end what had been a long day for those Met officers assigned to police the event.

Photo courtesy of DRN images

Photo courtesy of DRN images

Date - 16th May 2021
By - Chris Hobbs
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It had begun well enough. Estimates placed the crowd at between 100,000 and 150,000 but in any event, it was a huge turnout which set off from Speakers Corner and took the Bayswater Road route to the Israeli Embassy facilitated by traffic officers....
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