Nine protesters who blocked a road to Heathrow have been found guilty of wilful obstruction of the highway.
The group chained themselves together across the M4 southbound spur road to the airport in August 2015.
A court heard the protest caused “utter chaos” leading to “a huge amount of stationary traffic” southbound.
The nine protesters each denied the charge. They were ordered to pay between £261 and £523 each.
Willesden Magistrates Court heard how four protesters held a large banner across the road and chanted “Black Lives Matter”.
Six others formed a human chain on the ground by linking their arms inside hollowed fire extinguishers filled with wire mesh and concrete, the BBC reported.
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