Man arrested on suspicion of terror offence at pro-Palestinian protest

Westminster Police said officers made the arrest on the Strand on Saturday afternoon in relation to inviting support from a proscribed organisation.

Harry Stedman
Saturday 30 March 2024 15:36 GMT
Thousands joined the demonstration in central London (Victoria Jones/PA)
Thousands joined the demonstration in central London (Victoria Jones/PA) (PA Wire)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of a terrorism-related offence at a pro-Palestinian protest in central London.

Westminster Police said officers made the arrest on the Strand on Saturday afternoon in relation to inviting support for a proscribed organisation.

The man has been taken to a police station in central London and remains in custody.

The march, part organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, is part of a national demonstration calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

Protesters gathered at Russell Square before marching through the city to Trafalgar Square.

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