Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the country's most serious political crisis in decades.
‘Stop the coup’ rallies expected in locations ranging from Manchester to Copenhagen.
He promised during the referendum that we’d get a great Brexit deal. But now Johnson is trying to push through a No Deal Brexit on our country - despite the fact that no one’s ever voted for it.
#StopTheCoup protesters march on Buckingham Palace in show of anger at Queen over prorogation order 31/08/2019
Fiery protests in London saw Green Assembly Member Caroline Russell led away in handcuffs, before activists marched on Buckingham Palace.
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Demonstrators gather to oppose the PM’s move to suspend parliament in the final weeks before the expected Brexit date.
Boris Johnson is trying to shut down our democracy so that he can deliver on his Brexit agenda. We can’t just rely on the courts or parliamentary process to save the day. We all have a duty to stand up and be counted. Join the nationwide wave of protests to defend democracy and fight against Boris Johnson’s Brexit agenda. #StopTheCoup
Thousands march across UK in ‘Stop the coup’ protests against Johnson parliament suspension 31/08/2019
‘Shame on you,’ demonstrators shout as they gather outside Downing Street and block roads and bridges.
Protesters ranged from students at the prime minister’s old Oxford college to retired teachers, children and activists.