A protester set his arm alight at the Laver Cup tennis event at the 02 Arena.

The man screamed in agony in entrance of shocked spectators who noticed him storm on court docket and sit down before flames shot from his arm on Friday.

Stunned onlookers watched on because the man, believed to be a local weather protester known as Kai, stormed the court docket before sitting down by the net.

He then sat utterly nonetheless as safety charged in the direction of the scene before apprehending him.

The 20 year-old is a member of the End UK Private Jets group, which claims that ‘carbon emissions in 2022 are genocide’.

Previously one other demonstrator tied themselves to the net throughout the French Open semi-final between Casper Ruud and Marin Cilic.

A video was posted on Twitter by End UK Private Jets instantly after the stunt of Kai explaining why he was going to set his arm on fire.

He said: “In a few hours time I’m going to go to the Laver Cup tennis tournament and set my arm on fire on the court.

The protester is dragged from the court

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“People are gonna say stuff like ‘this is horrible’, people in the stadium are going to be disturbed, and anyone who hears about it is going to be really traumatised, especially if they’ve had experiences with things like self harm.

“Feelings of anger about this… I think it’s right to feel anger about that because it’s unjust, people experiencing suffering.

“Humanity should have a responsibility to stop that sort of s*** happening, no one deserves to experience suffering, especially not young and vulnerable people.

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