By Amechi Idumuebor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Thousands of Black Lives Matter protesters packed into Parliament Square in London despite ministers’ pleas for them to stay indoors amid the coronavirus threat.
The protests today mark the second weekend of demonstrations sparked by the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in the US last week.
Demonstrators piled into Parliament Square in Westminster a day after ministers urged them to obey social distancing rules and not gather in groups of more than six.
Anthony Joshua joined protesters in Watford, north London, by hobbling along on crutches. He wore a black jumper emblazoned with the words: ‘Black Lives Matter.’
Joshua – a two-time unified heavyweight champion – is wearing a leg brace as a precaution after feeling a ‘twinge’ in it last week, reports suggest