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Police and protesters clash ahead of controversial arms fair in London

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Police and protesters clash ahead of controversial arms fair in London

Police and protesters clash ahead of controversial arms fair in London

Police forced arms fair protesters off the roads leading to the ExCeL London exhibition centre on Monday afternoon (September 2).

Several protesters are seen being escorted out from the middle of the road, enabling trucks to pass.

DSEI, Defence & Security Equipment International, is an arms fair held every two years at the exhibition centre.

This year's will be held on September 10.

Before he became Prime Minister, Boris Johnson defended the event, whereas Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has previously called for it to be banned.

Protests are expected outside the ExCeL until September 13.

According to the filmer, the theme of today's protest is Stop Arming Israel.


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