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Peace campaigner marks 3,000 days

Brian Haw
Brian Haw won a court battle to protest in the square

A peace campaigner has now been at his post in London's Parliament Square for 3,000 days.

Anti-war protester Brian Haw, of Redditch, Worcestershire, has camped in the square opposite the Houses of Parliament since 2001.

He set up his camp in protest at sanctions against Iraq and then over the war itself. British troops have now been withdrawn but Mr Haw has remained.

He has said he was not interested in how many days he has been there.

In 2007, he won a legal battle to remain in place due to a drafting error in a new law banning unauthorised protests in Westminster.

Last month, Conservative leader David Cameron said his government would attempt to remove the peace camp saying, "enough is enough".

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