An emergency demonstration took place on Monday after news of President Donald Trump taking a visit to the United Kingdom just after his muslim ban announcement.Embed from Getty Images
Trump’s muslim ban prevents people from seven muslim-majority countries entering the United States.
Some of the people this affects includes serving members of the army and Briton dual-citizens like Olympic champion Mo Farah.Embed from Getty Images
May has decided to not speak out about Trump’s muslim ban and has formed allies with the president.
PM: It is in the interests of Britain and America to stand strong together to defend our values, interests and the ideas in which we believe pic.twitter.com/i0qc67wymP
— UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) January 27, 2017
— UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) January 28, 2017
May has also announced later this year Trump would take a visit to the U.K.Embed from Getty Images
Because of the muslim ban and state visit an event was made via Facebook for an emergency demonstration.
The demonstration featured a variety of guest speakers including MP Ed Miliband and Syrian refugee Wail Quasim.Embed from Getty Images
Another speaker was activist Bianca Jagger who spoke to London Multimedia News on the day.
It has been said that around 10,000 people gathered outside Downing Street.
Demonstrations also took place across Britain, including Cardiff and Edinburgh.