7th Dec, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters block road to Birmingham Airport and NEC

Solihull Editorial 5th Aug, 2016 Updated: 24th Oct, 2016

ANGRY PROTESTERS caused havoc around Birmingham Airport this morning as they lay on the floor and refused to move as part of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement.

The protesters lay across the A45 Coventry Road blocking traffic around Birmingham Airport and National Exhibition Centre on Friday at 7am.

CREDIT: @MayaAnneEvans

Police were called to the scene and five people were arrested.

The road was re-opened at 9am and traffic returned to normal.

CREDIT: @MayaAnneEvans