Anonymous movement protests on Guy Fawkes night

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LONDON — Several hundred protesters wearing masks gathered outside the British Parliament to mark Guy Fawkes night.

The protesters Monday were supporters of Anonymous, a loosely-organized movement of cyber rebels and activists.

Anonymous draws much of its iconography from the story of Fawkes, and the anti-hero’s ghostly white mask is a staple of demonstrations.

The date of the latest protest, Nov. 5, coincides with that of Fawkes’ failed 1605 gunpowder plot to blow up the House of Lords.