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50 Arrested at Violent 'Million Mask March' Protest in London

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    Four police officers were injured and over 50 people were arrested in London on Thursday night during a Million Mask March coordinated by hacking collective Anonymous. 

    The protests coincided with the country's annual Guy Fawkes celebrations—a night of bonfires to rejoice the fact that the Catholic activist, Fawkes, failed to assassinate the Protestant King James I in 1605 with 36 barrels of gunpowder in the British Parliaments' cellar.

    The global event was organized to demonstrate against austerity measures and inequality.

    Many protesters work Guy Gawks masks which is Anonymous' trademark.