BBC journalist Nicholas Watt chased through streets by anti-lockdown protesters

Published on Jun 16, 2021
A BBC journalist was chased and abused at an anti-lockdown protest outside Westminster. 

Videos posted on social media show Nicholas Watt, the political editor of BBC Newsnight, being followed by a large group of protesters chanting "traitor" and "scum". 

The aggressive group forced Mr Watt to turn around and sprint back to safety behind the gates of Downing Street, which were heavily guarded by police due to the protest. 

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