Protesters Against Knife Crime Block Westminster Bridge in London

Anti-knife crime protesters shut down Westminster Bridge in London and blocked all traffic from passing in a demonstration dubbed “Operation Shut Down,” on Wednesday, April 17.

According to the Independent, anti-knife campaigners demanded political measures to “stop further bloodshed.”

This footage shows protesters marching as they chant and hold signs with photos of some of the victims of violent stabbings in the UK. Credit: National Hemp Service via Storyful