LONDON — All flights out of London City Airport were disrupted when nine protestors who said they were with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement locked themselves together on one of the airport’s runways Tuesday morning.

The Met Police were called to the scene at approximately 5:40 a.m. BST, and at present all of the activists have been removed from the airway and placed under arrest.

According to the #BlackLivesMatterUK Twitter account, the demonstration aims to highlight the racial implications of climate change on both a global and local level. Read more…

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Protesters allied with Black Lives Matter shut down London City Airport runway