Protesters Block Gates Of Faslane Base In UK In Call To Scrap Trident Nuclear Sub Program – 13 April 2015

RT logoAt least 200 antinuclear activists have blocked the gates to Faslane naval base in Scotland, a home of British nuclear submarines armed with Trident intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to social media posts.

Protesters demand scrapping of UK’s nuclear weapons system and promise not to leave until 15:00 GMT. Activists from the Scrap Trident coalition’s “Bairns Not Bombs” gathered near entrances to the base by 7 am local time, the Scotsman reported.

Police who arrived at the scene did not intervene, merely forming a line between the protesters and the gates.

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