Black Lives Matter protesters block Heathrow airport in Nationwide shutdown

Black Lives Matter protesters have chained themselves to tarmac at a road into Heathrow airport in a nationwide "shutdown" bring transport routes around the UK to a standstill this morning.

Demonstrators were filmed chanting 'no justice, no peace' after chaining themselves together on motorways

Pictures tweeted by angry motorists and air passengers show a banner unfurled across the approach road to Heathrow airport's terminals one, two and three this morning.

Protests have also targeted Birmingham airport and the tram system in Nottingham during what the group called a 'nationwide shutdown'.

The demonstrations look set to cause chaos at one of the busiest times of the year for transport networks, as hundreds of families head off on their summer holidays.

People are obviously furious by this impromptu protest and here are their reactions. Send us your reactions .

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Source: DailyMail/Independent


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