‘One man held a sign displaying a photo of British conspiracy theorist David Icke and supporting his theories, shouting: “He speaks the truth, he’s being silenced. It’s tyranny.”
At one point, a man apologised for bumping into a woman, only to be pulled into a hug.
“Don’t worry, we’re all here because we don’t mind,” she told him.
A large number of police officers supervised the combative crowd, who repeatedly chanted “shame on you” and booed as demonstrators including Jeremy Corbyn’s brother were arrested.
Piers Corbyn, an astrophysicist, had used a megaphone to claim the pandemic was a “pack of lies to brainwash you and keep you in order”, shouting: “Vaccination is not necessary”.’
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