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Remembrance Day protests through the ages

12 November 2023

5:00 PM

12 November 2023

5:00 PM

It’s not the first time that protesters have intruded on Remembrance Day. But this time feels different.

In the 20s, the protests were against the poverty and inequality of the era. On Armistice Day in 1922, 25,000 unemployed ex-servicemen marched past the Cenotaph, wearing their medals next to tickets from pawn shops to indicate their plight.

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