Activists Disrupt London Traffic
In the latest development of their campaign, Just Stop Oil activists disrupt traffic on Hendon Way, one of London’s busiest roads.
Police Response and Arrests
Metropolitan Police officers swiftly respond to the traffic disruption caused by Just Stop Oil activists, leading to ‘multiple arrests.’
Passerby Confrontation Caught on Video
Video footage captures a confrontational moment between a passerby and Just Stop Oil activists during the slow march.
The angry member of the public sarcastically criticizes the protest, pointing out the irony of activists advocating to “Just Stop Oil” while using oil-based products in their daily lives.
Public Frustration and Disapproval
As motorists express frustration through honking horns, the passerby labels the activists a ‘joke’ for wasting time and petrol.
He highlights the inconsistency of their message, emphasizing that many of their belongings, including clothes, are made from oil-based materials.
Eco-Mob’s Response and Police Presence
Just Stop Oil responds to the arrests, stating that seven police vans arrived on the scene, attempting to detain supporters for allegedly breaching the Public Order Act.
The group claims that the police didn’t have enough officers to detain all supporters, allowing at least 70 to continue the march.
Previous Arrests and Disruption
This incident follows a similar protest on Holloway Road, where 25 activists were arrested for disrupting the main carriageway.
The group, wearing remembrance poppies, staged a slow march, causing traffic disruptions near Finsbury Park, coinciding with tributes to fallen soldiers in the capital.
Public Backlash and Confrontations
The public backlash against Just Stop Oil intensifies, with frustrated commuters taking matters into their own hands.
Van Driver’s Fury and Continued Protests
A furious van driver attempts to navigate past the activists standing in the road, capturing the mounting anger among motorists.
Despite arrests and public confrontations, Just Stop Oil persists in its protest, with the Metropolitan Police estimating ongoing arrests and disruptions.