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Protester climbs on UK Parliament roof

Filed under: Law & Courts — tonyf @ 1:43 pm Wed 28th September 2005

28.09.05 10.20am

LONDON – A lone protester from a group campaigning for the rights of divorced fathers climbed onto the roof of Britain’s Houses of Parliament on Tuesday and unfurled a flag while police officers watched.

The protest group, Fathers 4 Justice, has staged several stunts in the past including scaling the walls of Queen Elizabeth’s London residence and pelting Prime Minister Tony Blair with coloured flour while he was addressing parliament.

“They left the door open here (parliament). Security is very tight in Brighton and there would have been a risk of someone getting hurt. We wouldn’t want one of our people to get injured or to put the police in that position,” he said by telephone.


One Response to “Protester climbs on UK Parliament roof”

  1. Peter Burns says:

    I applaud the actions of F4J – as they have done more to highlight family law injustice than any other mens’ group in history . Has anybody a spare helicopter as NZ ‘s Batman has an idea for a stunt on the Beehive .
    dad4justice – F4J NZ co – ordinater ( on bail again !!!!)

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