Anarchist Fire Outside Buckingham Palace

November 7, 2013

According to AFP:

Protestors with Guy Fawkes masks.

Photo of Anonymous Protestors with Guy Fawkes masks by Vincent Diamante.

Hundreds of Anonymous protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks protested outside Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth II’s London home, as part of a global demonstration against austerity on Tuesday.

Protesters threw bottles at police in riot gear and a fire was lit outside the palace.

The demonstration was part of a pre-arranged “million mask” protest by “hacktivist” group Anonymous with similar events taking place in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.

The protest coincided with Bonfire Night in Britain, the annual commemoration of the failed 1605 “Gunpowder Plot”…

To read the entire article on AFP, please click here.

Buckingham Palace. May 2007. Photo by AlanEisen

Buckingham Palace. May 2007. Photo by AlanEisen

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