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People Being Arrested In UK For Protesting Against Monarchy

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  • Two people were arrested at opposite ends of the UK for protesting against the monarchy as King Charles III was officially proclaimed as Queen Elizabeth II’s successor.
  • A 22-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday outside St Giles cathedral in Edinburgh, where the Queen’s coffin was due to lie until Monday, for holding up a sign that said “fuck imperialism, abolish monarchy.”
  • Meanwhile in Oxford, a man was arrested after shouting “who elected him?” as he walked past an event where King Charles III was being proclaimed as the new king on Sunday.

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