Heathrow Protest Camp Established

Environmental protestors are demonstrating against the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport.

The week-long 'Camp For Climate Action', with hundreds of protestors already encamped, is highlighting the link between global warming and aviation at one of the world's busiest airports.

Airport management have said that they will not allow the protest to interfere with the operation of the airport.

The camp has been set up between the M4 motorway and the airport perimeter.

Organisers of the protest say that workshops will be organised on various campaigning skills over the next few days.

Police are prepared to take action against any direct action protests such as 'lock ons' and 'civil disobedience'.


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