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UK students protest education funding changes in London for #demo2012

UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
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Protesters punch the air as they chant in unison against the coalition.
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A protester chants before the march sets off from Temple.
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The march was open to all ages, with some younger demonstrators with their parents heading up the bloc.
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A younger protester holds an education placard as he is hoisted by an adult.
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The march as it passes under a bridge towards Westminster.
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The front of the education demonstration.
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A female protester chants slogans into her megaphone.
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A female protester heads up the activist bloc.
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At the front of the march a male demonstrator with dyed hair leads a chant.
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The front of the demonstration passes under a bridge on Embankment.
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An activist shouts along to chants as the protest begins.
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The front of the education activist bloc, holding a banner, charges forward to make up ground.
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A protester holding a placard stares at photographers during a moment of quiet.
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The official #demo2012 placards are seen against the backdrop of the London Eye.
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A group of masked demonstrators attempted to break past crowd control barriers towards parliament square outside Westminster station but were foiled.
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A group of masked demonstrators attempted to break past crowd control barriers towards parliament square outside Westminster station but were foiled.
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A group of masked demonstrators attempted to break past crowd control barriers towards parliament square outside Westminster station but were foiled.
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Some protesters took to a sit-in on Westminster Bridge in order to try and prevent passage, while most of the march carried on to Southbank.
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012
  • UK students protest education funding changes in London for demo2012

UK students from across the country travel to London to demonstrate as part of an NUS demonstration against the increase in tuition fees and cuts to the higher education centre. #Demo2012 was scheduled from 11am at Temple, to travel towards the Oval.

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