Uk News

Palestine protesters ‘lock down’ British factory as they set off flares and block entrance

A group of pro-Palestine protesters have blocked the entrance to a aerospace factory in Bedfordshire.

The group from Palestine Action have laid down in front of vehicles outside the property in Ampthill, Bedfordshire.

A spokesperson from the group said: “All gates in and out of Lockheed Martin’s main British weapons factory are LOCKED DOWN by Palestine Action!

“Lockheed Martin supply Israel with F-16 and F-35 fighter jets to drop bombs on Gaza.”

A group of protesters met in Bedfordshire

x/Palestine Action

In the video, the group can be heard chanting “2 4 6 7 8 Israel is a terrorist state” and “1 2 3 4 Occupation No More”.

They are seen lying down in front of a car letting off a green smoke flare.

Bedfordshire Police and Lockheed Martin have been contacted for a comment.

It comes as the group has engaged in a series of protests across the country.


u200bA group of protesters

A flare was let off by protesters

x/Palestine Action

Earlier this week, a protester was spotted on top of a building in Deansgate, Central Manchester.

Protesters also laid down in the road in Leicester preventing workers from accessing Elbit System.

In their social media, the group claims to be: “The direct action network dismantling British complicity with Israeli apartheid.”

More to follow…

#Palestine #protesters #lock #British #factory #set #flares #block #entrance,

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button