UK Black Lives Matter Protesters Block Heathrow Airport Road

August 5, 2016 9:09 AM

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LONDON — Activists linked to the U.S.-based group Black Lives Matter have blocked a road leading to London's Heathrow Airport and held protests in other British cities.

Organizer Joshua Virasami told the BBC that the movement — founded to protest the killings of black people by American police — was needed "in Britain and all over the world."

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