Glasgow police called to 'facilitate' anti-lockdown demo in city centre

By Katharine Hay

Police in Glasgow have been called to 'facilitate' an unplanned procession that is taking place in Glasgow city centre.

The anti-lockdown demonstration, or 'Freedom Rally', has been organised by campaign group 'Scotland Against Lockdown', a group that runs campaigns against mandatory facemasks, social distancing and mandatory vaccines, according to its social media pages.

Protestors, numbering in their hundreds, had earlier gathered at Nelson's Monument in Glasgow Green prior to taking part in the procession through the city centre.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers are currently facilitating an unplanned procession in Glasgow City centre to ensure public safety and minimise disruption to the community.”

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