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Desperate anti-Brexit activists have tried to inflate the variety of protesters at a failed rally in London right now.

Remoaners, who demanded the UK rejoin the EU, struggled to muster a crowd right now as they marched by the capital.

Supporters gathered outdoors the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane earlier than heading to Parliament Square.

One Remainer shared a dramatic social media criticising the BBC for not protecting their march, warning “You will not silence us”.

The Tweet at 2:16 pm right now was initially accompanied by {a photograph} purporting to promote the march, displaying a dense crowd of tens of 1000’s of pro-EU activists.

But within the background of the {photograph} was a Big Ben totally coated in scaffolding, that means it was taken earlier than 2021 when staff first began eradicating the constructing gear. The scaffolding was totally eliminated in May 2022.

One person commented: “This is an old photo. There is no scaffolding around Big Ben. 2k at the current protest. Remoaner desperation.”

Just ten minutes later, in accordance to X’s (previously Twitter) edit historical past, the tweet was modified to present an image that cropped out Big Ben.

Then 5 minutes later, one other image was posted with a a lot much less dense crowd.

The submit learn: “I don’t want to believe that @BBCNews is deliberately ignoring the enormous #RejoinEU march for any political reasons, but it’s becoming hard to ignore their lack of coverage…

“You can’t hold pretending #BrexitLies. You can’t faux we’re not right here. You won’t silence us.

Specialist cranes had been used again on the twenty fourth of March, 2022 to lastly take away the complicated scaffolding round Big Ben. By May, the construction was lastly fully free from scaffolding.

Today’s National Rejoin March appeared to have far fewer individuals than previous marches, with as little as 5,000 marching.

Previous protests have gathered tens of 1000’s of individuals, joined of their anger at Britain leaving the EU seven years in the past.