Boris Johnson taking British democracy to the brink

Critics of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson picked up the gauntlet he threw down last week.

Protesters massed outside 10 Downing Street and in cities across the country, decrying his controversial decision to suspend Parliament as a "coup".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 02, 2019, with the headline 'Johnson taking British democracy to the brink'. Print Edition | Subscribe