London fathers' rights protest ends with arrests

A campaigner from the group formerly know as Fathers 4 Justice is pictured on top of the gate of Apsley House at Hyde Park Corner in central London on August 15, 2014 on the fourth day of their protestThe final protesters who scaled a building in London’s Hyde Park to campaign for fathers’ rights voluntarily came down on Monday and were arrested, police said. Two men, the last remaining after several protesters had already descended, climbed down and were arrested for aggravated trespass, causing a public nuisance and being in breach of Royal Park regulations, according to police. “They are currently in custody at a central London police station,” police said. The demonstrators had climbed the Apsley Gate entrance to Hyde Park, central London’s biggest, which is adjacent to Apsley House, one the home of the dukes of Wellington and now a museum.

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