More than 40.000 people protest against the three-day visit of US President Donald Trump to the United Kingdom takes place in London on Friday, July 13. Protesters have called on the government to revoke the invitation for Donald Trump to visit the UK Demonstrators accused the US President of scapegoating Muslims with his 90-day travel ban. Marchers called on Theresa May to withdraw her controversial invitation of a state visit to Mr Trump and denounced his travel ban as ‘racist’.
Similar protests were held in cities across the UK, and thousands rallied against the US President in Paris and Berlin.
The demonstration starts outside the BBC’s headquarters and finishes at Trafalgar Square where thousands are expected to attend. It is organised by a collective identified as ‘Together Against Trump,’ which includes several trade unions and campaign groups, such as Stop the War, Friends of the Earth and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.