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London’s St George’s Day rally descends into chaos: Riot police clash with crowds as police horse attacked near Downing Street and speakers criticize Sweet Caroline – after protesters criticize the Met’s “double-decker policing of pro-Palestinian protesters”.

A St George’s Day rally in London descended into chaos today as riot officers clashed with crowds and a police horse was attacked near Downing Street.

The gendarmerie intervened after a group crossed a cordon formed to prevent people from crossing the area reserved for the event.

This led to scuffles, with footage appearing to show one of the horses was hit by a man with an umbrella.

The melee occurred just before the main gathering at 3 p.m., where Tommy Robinson And Laurence Renard joined the crowd singing songs including Sweet Caroline.

The encounter said police officers were forced to respond when a group “violently” forced their way through police roadblocks.

But it prompted some to call for “two-tier policing,” with critics suggesting pro-Palestinian protesters were being treated more favorably.

Met Police officers clashed with protesters who tried to force their way through police lines.

Hundreds of people descended on central London, many believed to be from across the UK.

Hundreds of people descended on central London, many believed to be from across the UK.

Some of those who attended the gathering dressed up in the disguise of St. George, including as the patron saint himself.

Some of those who attended the gathering dressed up in the disguise of St. George, including as the patron saint himself.

The Met shared a video which appears to show officers forming a cordon but a group, some waving flags and others carrying St George flags, passing him before two officers on horseback intervened.

A spokesperson said: “The event is not expected to start for another hour and unfortunately police officers are already dealing with disorder.

“There is a space reserved for this event at Richmond Terrace. This group passed him and continued to Whitehall.

“When the police formed a cordon and asked the group to turn around, they reacted by violently forcing their way through. Mounted officers intervened with horses to reestablish the cordon.

The Met said no other incidents were reported at the gathering, which took place peacefully.

Speakers included Tommy Robinson, former leader of the English Defense League, while Laurence Fox, leader of the Reclaim Party, was also in attendance.

The protest took place near the Cenotaph, where a service is held every year on Remembrance Sunday.

The protest took place near the Cenotaph, where a service is held every year on Remembrance Sunday.

The participants, mostly men, were photographed gathering outside Downing Street.

The participants, mostly men, were photographed gathering outside Downing Street.

After the initial disturbance, police said the event continued as planned and the road was reopened in both directions.

After the initial disturbance, police said the event continued as planned and the road was reopened in both directions.

Footage from the scene shows police trying to regain control of the crowd, many of whom are draped in English flags.

Footage from the scene shows police trying to regain control of the crowd, many of whom are draped in English flags.

Video footage from Whitehall shows protesters shouting and brawling with police

Video footage from Whitehall shows protesters shouting and brawling with police

The Met Police shared a map of the expected protest and asked those attending to stay in the pink zone of Richmond Terrace.

The Met Police shared a map of the expected protest and asked those attending to stay in the pink zone of Richmond Terrace.

Robinson was already in London after being acquitted of breaching a dispersal order while taking part in a pro-Israel protest on November 26 last year.

He was exonerated after admitting that the dispersal order may have been illegal due to an incorrect date.

The court heard Inspector Parker-Phipps, whose laptop battery was “dying” at the time, put the order into effect at 10am on November 26, but accidentally dated the form November 24.

Robinson was arrested during a protest near the Royal Courts of Justice in London. The organizers had announced that he was not welcome at the event.

The former EDL leader said he was taking part in the march as a “journalist”.

Some of the peaceful participants were seen dressed for the occasion, with one person seen on the back of a horse wearing a knight’s costume.

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