Jeremy Corbyn’s brother Piers is in hassle AGAIN – for the second time in 2021 – as he’s amongst 17 arrested by police in anti-lockdown protest at Speaker’s Nook in Hyde Park
- Piers Corbyn, 73, was amongst 17 individuals who have been arrested on the demonstration
- Massive group gathered to object to their rights of free speech being curtailed
- Some held banners saying ‘freedom over concern’ on the protest on January 2
Corbyn, 73, was amongst 17 individuals who have been arrested for breaching Well being Safety Rules on the demonstration at Speaker’s Nook, in Hyde Park, on January 2.
A crowd of between 200 and 300 individuals gathered to protest in opposition to lockdown restrictions and their civil liberties being curtailed.
It got here after Corbyn was fined and arrested on New Yr’s Day after main a New Yr’s Eve anti-lockdown protest close to the London Eye, within the centre of the capital.
Corbyn, brother of the previous Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn, posted a video of what was dubbed the ‘NYE Occasion of Events’ on his Twitter feed, proclaiming: ‘TOTAL SUCCESS! #NYEPartyofParties by London Eye.
‘Over 1000 defied all threats +chanted #LetLondonLive! & #Corbyn4London after I introduced I’ll stand for Mayor! Thanks +properly finished all!’
The conspiracy theorist has now been arrested a minimum of 5 instances for the reason that begin of the coronavirus pandemic and has acquired fines totalling greater than £10,000.
Piers Corbyn, 73, (pictured) was amongst 17 individuals who have been arrested for breaching Well being Safety Rules on the demonstration at Speaker’s Nook on January 2
Pictured sporting a black woolly hat and a pair of handcuffs, the brother of the previous Labour chief stood beside officers
On the protest on Saturday, some have been holding placards and banners together with slogans like ‘freedom over concern’.
Pictured sporting a black woolly hat and a pair of handcuffs, the brother of the previous Labour chief stood beside officers.
The Metropolitan Police tweeted: ‘Officers proceed to interact with teams of people that have gathered within the Hyde Park space.
‘Various individuals have been arrested underneath well being safety rules and brought into custody.
Piers Corbyn was fined by police after main a New Yr’s Eve anti-lockdown protest in Central London
‘We urge these within the space to depart instantly.’
Greater than two individuals are usually not allowed to assemble in public underneath Tier 4 guidelines.
The Metropolitan Police added: ‘Officers will take enforcement motion the place we see clear breaches of the Tier 4 guidelines.
‘It is as much as all of us to make the fitting decisions + sluggish the unfold of the virus.’
A bunch referred to as The Folks’s Lockdown, Stand For Your Human Rights, had mentioned it was going to carry a occasion at Hyde Park on Saturday afternoon.
Corbyn bragged that round 1,000 individuals took half within the protest however within the video, barely two dozen are seen
It referred to as on individuals to “stand together with your family members” in a web-based publish.
Corbyn has turn into one of many nation’s main anti-lockdown campaigners.
He has discovered himself concerned in a number of authorized battles over his opposition to lockdown measures, claiming they’re an assault on civil liberties.
Corbyn bragged that round 1,000 individuals took half within the earlier protest yesterday however within the video, barely two dozen have been seen.
He may very well be seen main a gaggle of protestors chanting ‘Freedom’ as they approached a line of police.
Seconds later, he was confronted by officers and gave the impression to be having a dialog with them earlier than the mounted penalty discover of £200 was believed to have been issued.