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News Claim: The viral image post claim that “plastic bottles and rubbish left strewn across Hyde Park as a result of Climate Change protest/rally”.  

I was informed that this picture shown is Hyde Park, London after a 420 marijuana-centric holiday, not after a global warming (climate change) protest. Point being- CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF -You're not getting my tax $ to pocket while you cannot even manage this

Aftermath of the Climate Change Rally in Hyde Park...

These people are such phonies!

Oh, the same photo that's been thoroughly debunked for a few days now? April 2019, Hyde Park, London. After a pro weed rally

Facts Check: False

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Facts Check Analysis: An image of the London Hyde Park fter a protest on April 2019 has gone viral. The image has been widely shared. The picture shows Hyde Park complete filled with plastic bottles and plastic lying all over the ground. 

Hyde Park is a Grade I-listed major park in Central London. It is the largest of four Royal Parks that form a chain from the entrance of Kensington Palace through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, via Hyde Park Corner and Green Park past the main entrance to Buckingham Palace. The park is divided by the Serpentine and the Long Water lakes. Every year on April 20, millions of people. 

There are pro-drug rallies worldwide on April 20, Indeed it is a international day for the same event. The biggest event in London takes place in Hyde Park, where thousands meet to smoke and rally, calling for the government to decriminalize the Class B drug.

What is 420 day?

420 is slang in cannabis culture for the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. and also refers to cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20.

In 1971, five high school students – Steve Capper, Dave Reddix, Jeffrey Noel, Larry Schwartz, and Mark Gravich – in San Rafael, California, calling themselves the Waldos because "their chosen hang-out spot was a wall outside the school", used the term in connection with a plan to search for an abandoned cannabis crop that they had learned about, based on a treasure map made by the grower

Royal Parks, the charity that looks after London's eight Royal Parks tweeted the information on twitter, “There's a lot of incorrect information doing the Twitter rounds this morning. This photo is the result of an unofficial event in Hyde Park on Saturday, not the #ExtinctionRebellion protestors in Marble Arch.

It costs us millions to clear #litter every year. Please take it home.”


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