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'Fuck Financial Terrorists': Photos from London's Fiery Anti-Austerity March

We headed to central London for the second massive protest in two weeks in response to early April's Panama Papers revelations.

by Chris Bethell
Apr 17 2016, 4:30pm

This article originally appeared on VICE UK

For the second time in as many weeks, people flooded London's streets in protest against our Tory government. Last week, calls for David Cameron's resignation anchored the protest. On Saturday, April 15, protesters rallied together by the People's Assembly came forward with demands in four areas: housing, health, education, and jobs.

"No ifs, no buts, no public sector cuts," people chanted as they walked along in a march that started outside University College London on Gower Street and wound its way to Trafalgar Square. The pig masks were out in force again, as were people in Panama hats and tropical leis, in a nod to the revelations on Britain's role in the world's web of tax havens as exposed in the Panama Papers leak.

Labour's shadow chancellor John McConnell, Labour Shadow Secretary of State for International Development Diane Abbott, Unite trade union's general secretary Len McCluskey, and Green party leader Natalie Bennett all spoke. Our photographer was there on the day, and here's what he saw.

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