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Thousands gather in central London for an emergency demo against Donald Trump

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Alisdare Hickson – Image: Flickr.com

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.

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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.

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May has decided to not speak out about Trump’s muslim ban and has formed allies with the president.

May has also announced later this year Trump would take a visit to the U.K.

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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.

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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.

Emergency Demo 1 from Londonmultimedianews on Vimeo.

Emergency Demo 2 from Londonmultimedianews on Vimeo.

Demonstrations also took place across Britain, including Cardiff and Edinburgh.

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