Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO
Published on October 18, 2019 - Duration: 00:53s

Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding

An Extinction Rebellion demonstrator has scaled Big Ben.

A spokesman for the group said the climber was tree surgeon Ben Atkinson, 43.

The protester has draped two signs from Big Ben.

One has the Extinction Rebellion logo and the words โ€œNo pride on a dead planetโ€.

The other said โ€œCitizens Assemblyโ€.


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