The gathering that took place at 4.00 pm at Hyde Park Corner was to commemorate a tragic death of a young Catholic police officer, who was killed in a bomb attack carried out by a republican dissidents` group one week ago in Omagh, Northern Ireland. Ronan Kerr had just graduated from a police academy when he became the latest victim of those who do not respect peace process in Belfast.
His death was even more meaningful, as it happened in Omagh, a city where, in 1998, 29 people were killed in a bombing performed by paramilitaries.
The murder of Kerr was widely condemned by both Loyalists and Republicans.
In Omagh, Belfast, Enniskillen and London today hundreds of people marched to show that they did not want to be pulled back to the gloomy past of sectarian killings.