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Extinction Rebellion activists defy police ban on London protests

Police officers carry away an activist as Extinction Rebellion protesters block a road with caravan in central London, Britain, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Police officers carry away an activist as Extinction Rebellion protesters block a road with caravan in central London, Britain, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Police officers carry away an activist as Extinction Rebellion protesters block a road with caravan in central London, Britain, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, places a sign atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, places a sign atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, places a sign atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, uses a hammer and a screwdriver as she tries to break a window atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, uses a hammer and a screwdriver as she tries to break a window atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019....more

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, uses a hammer and a screwdriver as she tries to break a window atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A police officer stands next to a climate activist attached to a caravan as Extinction Rebellion protesters block a road in central London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A police officer stands next to a climate activist attached to a caravan as Extinction Rebellion protesters block a road in central London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A police officer stands next to a climate activist attached to a caravan as Extinction Rebellion protesters block a road in central London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, reacts as she is removed from atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, reacts as she is removed from atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, reacts as she is removed from atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, sits atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, sits atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, sits atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Police officers remove a volunteer with the Extinction Rebellion who was protesting the role of banks in financing fossil fuel projects undermining the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb climate change, in London, October 14, 2019. Louise Jasper via REUTERS

Police officers remove a volunteer with the Extinction Rebellion who was protesting the role of banks in financing fossil fuel projects undermining the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb climate change, in London, October 14, 2019. Louise Jasper via...more

Police officers remove a volunteer with the Extinction Rebellion who was protesting the role of banks in financing fossil fuel projects undermining the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb climate change, in London, October 14, 2019. Louise Jasper via REUTERS
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Police officers detain co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, after she was removed from atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Police officers detain co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, after she was removed from atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry...more

Police officers detain co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, after she was removed from atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A protester reads a mock-up newspaper as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester reads a mock-up newspaper as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester reads a mock-up newspaper as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A police officer tries to remove a woman after she attached herself with an adhesive to the building of Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A police officer tries to remove a woman after she attached herself with an adhesive to the building of Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A police officer tries to remove a woman after she attached herself with an adhesive to the building of Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Children wave an Extinction Rebellion flag during a demonstration, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Children wave an Extinction Rebellion flag during a demonstration, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Children wave an Extinction Rebellion flag during a demonstration, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A protester eats fake money outside the BlackRock office during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester eats fake money outside the BlackRock office during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester eats fake money outside the BlackRock office during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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"Red Brigade" activists walk during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration, in London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

"Red Brigade" activists walk during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration, in London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

"Red Brigade" activists walk during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration, in London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A protester lies on the ground after she glued herself to revolving door of Barclays Bank during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Canary Wharf, London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A protester lies on the ground after she glued herself to revolving door of Barclays Bank during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Canary Wharf, London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A protester lies on the ground after she glued herself to revolving door of Barclays Bank during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Canary Wharf, London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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A protester eats fake money outside the BlackRock office during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester eats fake money outside the BlackRock office during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester eats fake money outside the BlackRock office during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Protester hold placards during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Protester hold placards during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Protester hold placards during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Police officers detain an activist as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Police officers detain an activist as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Police officers detain an activist as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Police officer are seen as protesters block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Police officer are seen as protesters block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Police officer are seen as protesters block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A protester talks with a police officer as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester talks with a police officer as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester talks with a police officer as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A protester holds a placard as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester holds a placard as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A protester holds a placard as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Protesters block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Protesters block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Protesters block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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"Red Brigade" activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

"Red Brigade" activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

"Red Brigade" activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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