Protesters were arrested for offences including inciting racial hatred, violence, and assaulting a police officer.
Police have arrested 29 as pro-Palestinian protesters took to London’s Street for the fourth Saturday in a row.
The Metropolitan Police said four officers were injured as fireworks were thrown towards officers.
Meanwhile, British Transport Police (BTP) dispersed sit-ins at stations including Glasgow Central, Manchester Piccadilly, and London’s Charing Cross, with one arrest made in Manchester.
Two people were arrested for terror offences over the wording of their banners, the Met said.
Other arrests were for inciting racial hatred, other racially motivated crimes, violence, and assaulting a police officer.
The force also touted its use of retrospective facial recognition, saying officers were able to identify a man on social media who allegedly made anti-Semitic comments during a speech.
Demonstrators climbed on top of Trafalgar Square’s famous fountains as the mostly peaceful group waved flags and banners on Saturday afternoon, calling for a ceasefire in Gaza as the Israel-Hamas war enters the fifth week.
Demonstrators climbed on top of the fountain at a pro-Palestinian rally calling for a ceasefire in Gaza in Trafalgar Square, London, on Nov. 4, 2023. (Victoria Jones/PA Wire)
There were scuffles with police as the