Far-right supporters holding aloft American flags and shouting pro-Donald Trump slogans have attempted to perform a “citizen’s arrest” of London’s Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan.
Khan was delivering a speech at a Fabian Society conference in London on Saturday when protesters disrupted his talk, according to reports.
The protesters were from a group called the White Pendragons. They were hiding in the audience and started holding up American flags when the mayor started speaking. They called for Khan to be arrested, reportedly referencing his religion, Islam.
Khan’s address had to be suspended briefly as a result of the incident.
On Friday, Khan said that Trump had “got the message” that he was “not welcome in London” after the US president canceled a planned state visit to the UK.
“President Trump got the message from the many Londoners who love and admire America and Americans but find his policies and action the polar…