Let's take to the street for justice









Read how to protest in London:

  •   12pm: G20 Meltdown promises to "thrust into the very belly of the beast" when the parades converge on the Bank of England.
  • The group says it will reclaim the streets using "merriment, mirth and the love in our hearts".
Organisers are asking participants to bring food, water, tea-making facilities, something to sit on, and - for those planning to stay late - a tent.
  •   12.30pm: Climate Camp will converge on the European Climate Exchange in Bishopsgate.
The organisation plans to "swoop" from different directions and advises those who want to take part to bring friends.

People are being told to bring pop-up tents, sleeping bags, wind turbines, action plans and ideas.
  •   2pm: The Stop the War Coalition will hold a rally outside the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square.
On US President Barack Obama's first visit to Britain, the group is demanding, among other things, troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan, nuclear disarmament and a free Palestine.
  •   4pm onwards: The Alternative London Summit at the University of East London, Docklands.
The alternative summit will start a day before the official summit opens at the nearby Excel centre.

Speakers include Tony Benn, film director Ken Loach, former mayor Ken Livingstone, Labour MP John McDonnell and Green party leader Caroline Lucas.

The university has said it is pulling out of hosting the event, but organisers have said they still plan to use the campus.
  •   6pm: The Campaign Against Climate Change will mark Fossil Fools' Day by carrying a giant block of ice to the Excel centre in Docklands where it will hold a rally as final preparations are made for the following day's summit.
The environmental activists say the race against climate catastrophe is being lost.

They are asking supporters to bring their own smaller blocks of ice and to dress in white.

The protest aims to highlight the fact that polar ice is melting much faster than scientists thought, and to produce a visual image of the need for urgent action from the G20.

Thursday, April 2
  •   Early hours: G20 Meltdown says it is planning to bang on hotel doors at the Excel centre or keep delegates awake in some way.
  •   7am: G20 Meltdown are planning to disrupt trading at the Stock Exchange with a giant game of Monopoly featuring "backhanders, piggybacking, back-stabbing, swindles and scams".
  •   9am: A Youth March for Jobs sets off from Camberwell Green on route to the Excel centre, via the Bank of England.
  •   11am: Stop the War Coalition will gather at Canning Town for a march to the Excel centre and is asking protestors to bring "shoes, baby dolls, photos and other symbols of the death and destruction wreaked by the world's leaders".
  Several groups will converge on the Excel centre to hold actions throughout the day.

See also: http://www.the-latest.com/people-on-streets-will-stand-up-to-world-leaders