G20 Protest Draws 35K to London Streets

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 28, 2009 12:10 PM CDT
G20 Protest Draws 35K to London Streets
Protesters campaign against the upcoming London G20 summit, in Vienna, Austria, today.   (AP Photo)

Security patrols for next week's G20 summit, take note: A protest in London today drew an estimated 35,000 people, about three times as many as expected, the Guardian reports. Organizers of the march—a coalition of unions, church groups, and charities—are pushing for movement on “jobs, justice, and climate” from world leaders. Bad weather failed to thin the numbers, even though “hail has begun to fall,” as one marcher Twittered. (Read more G20 stories.)

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