Thousands join London march against Donald Trump's travel ban
The Stand Up to Racism Sheffield group organised the "anti-Trump" demonstration to take place outside the City Hall this afternoon - the third such event in the city since the president was inaugurated on January 20.
The march is in response to an executive order by Trump, which had halted the United States refugee programme and banned anyone from seven Muslim majority countries (Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan, Syria and Libya), from travelling to the country, even if they have already been approved for a visa, have an existing visa or a green card.
Azad Ali, the head of engagement at MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development), said: 'We should build alliances with every type of person and work towards one goal which is to coexist with humans with all differences'.
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Criticism of Conservative British Prime Minister Theresa May has swelled since her Washington visit to meet Trump last month, when she confirmed plans for a return visit by Trump to Britain expected in the summer.
Dilowar Khan, chief executive of East London Mosque, said: 'We believe in a multicultural society, we believe in equality but Donald Trump is damaging the social fabric of our society'.
Trump had a week ago signed an order putting a four-month hold on entrance of refugees into the USA and temporarily barred travellers from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries.
Uber to temporarily suspend operations in Taiwan
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Attendees will be gathering at the US Embassy in London's Grosvenor Square at 11am, before marching to Downing Street. After all, this is a ban on Muslims from seven countries, four of which have been bombed and occupied by American troops.
He adds: "While I understand the need to remain on good terms with the American President I do not think it does our reputation around the globe any good to be seen as silent accomplices".
Despite the uproar, Downing Street confirmed the planned state visit would still go ahead on a date yet to be finalised.
Flynn takes a page from Colin Powell at NSC
Steve Bannon standing far right as Trump has friendly chat with Vladimir Putin. The debate over Bannon's role in the Trump White House has only started.
Senate Defeats Democrat Filibuster of Pro-Life Trump Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos
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Trump quickly condemns Louvre attack, still quiet on Quebec
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United Kingdom service sector growth 'slows'
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Republican Senators Announce That They Will Vote Against Betsy DeVos
If the Senate ties 50-50 in the vote, Vice President Mike Pence could step in to break the tie. Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos has advanced towards final confirmation by the U.S.
U.S. states sue Trump administration over ban of 7 Muslim-dominant countries
The Democratic attorney general's opening legal volley against Trump's executive order asks the U.S. NY and Virginia attorneys general followed up saying their states were joining similar lawsuits.
GOP Senators Blast Trump's Immigration Ban: 'It May Help Terror Recruitment'
John McCain expressed his concerns about the president's executive order to ban refugees from seven Middle East countries. McCain is one of the many Republicans who doesn't agree with the executive order about banning refugees.
Wal-Mart ditches Shipping Pass membership, offers free 2-day delivery
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Miss France, Iris Mittenaere, crowned Miss Universe 2016
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Stone, Affleck favourites at Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Oscar-nominated actress Emmanuelle Riva dies at age 89
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