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Day: September 5, 2020

Protesters block A20 into Dover
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Protesters block A20 into Dover

    Nine people have been arrested after anti-migrant protesters clashed with police and blocked a dual carriageway into Dover. Rival groups assembled in the coastal town in Kent to demonstrate over the arrival of thousands of migrants in small boats. Kent Police said the arrests were for alleged offences including racially aggravated public order, violent disorder and assaulting an emergency worker. Many protesters wore Union flag face masks and carried banners, while some shouted "England til I die" and sang Rule, Britannia. At one point, several officers were seen restraining a person on the ground. There have been other sporadic clashes, with at least 100 police officers at the scene by the A20. Earlier, a group of around 60 people shouting anti-migrant slogans w...