Jeremy Corbyn joins Pro-Palestine protesters as they chant 'from the river to the sea' at mass demo in London

Protesters in London

Pro-Palestine protesters have been carrying out demonstrations across London

Georgina Cutler

By Georgina Cutler

Published: 03/11/2023

- 20:55

Updated: 04/11/2023

- 07:14

The demonstration was one of multiple protests carried out across London

Pro-Palestine protesters in South London were heard chanting the controversial slogan "from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free" which critics argue implicitly calls for the destruction of Israel.

The demonstration was one of multiple protests carried out across London opposing Israel's response to the Hamas terror attack.

Hundreds of people gathered in Camberwell, South London where video footage shows campaigners holding Palestinian flags and chanting.

Home Secretary Suella Braverman has previously branded the slogan antisemitic and claimed that it is “widely understood” to call for the destruction of Israel.

At King's Cross Station crowds of campaigners gathered for "sit-in" protest calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Two arrests have been made for "failure to comply with a Section 14 notice" - prohibiting the planned protest.

Footage from the station appeared to show police removing protesters from the scene.

Transport Secretary Mark Harper said: “While the right to peaceful protest is a key part of our democratic society, it cannot be at the expense of other people’s right not to be seriously disrupted or intimidated."

Other videos showed a man carried away by three officers as he continued to shout “Free Palestine”.

British Transport Police warned that officers would be making arrests as the sit-in risked causing “serious disruption” to rail services.

Police said the main protest at London King's Cross has since ended and trains are running as normal.

Earlier this evening, Pro-Palestine demonstrators were also spotted outside Finsbury Park underground station.

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was pictured at the protest in the Finsbury Park.

Images from the scene shared on social media showed him addressing a crowd, who were holding aloft Palestinian flags.

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