Anti-Gentrification Protestors Swarm London’s Cereal Killer Café

September 27, 2015

The group threw paint at the shop and scrawled “scum” on the windows.

Hundreds of anti-gentrification protestors organized by the anarchist group Class War swarmed east London’s Cereal Killer Café on Saturday evening, according to The Guardian. Riot police were called to the scene as activists  — some carrying pigs’ heads and torches — threw paint and cereal at the shop, scrawled the word “scum” on the window, and burned an effigy of a police officer.

The UK’s first cereal-only café opened last winter in the Shoreditch neighborhood of London, and, to some, has evolved into a symbol of hipster gentrification.…