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Bromley Peace Council marches on Downing Street as part of refugee protest

PUBLISHED: 08:59 14 September 2015 | UPDATED: 09:01 14 September 2015

Thousands of people march towards Parliament Square in central London in a rally supporting the rights of refugees.  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Thousands of people march towards Parliament Square in central London in a rally supporting the rights of refugees. Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Group joined thousands in city centre protest as UK involvement in crisis

Protestors from the borough travelled to Whitehall this weekend to protest outside Downing Street.

The Bromley Peace Council took to the streets on Saturday to make a stand against what they termed “the relatively weak” response of the government with regard the current refugee crisis.

Ann Garrett from the BPC said: “The arms fair at the Edexcel centre taking place in London will no doubt give dictators and human rights abusers access to arms to launch wars on their own people.

“Wars cause devastation, desperation and displacement. If we do not want refugees the we should not add fuel to the fires of wars never mind start them.

“Other causes of displacement are climate degredation and unfair trading policies by the world major blocs.”

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