UK protesters have gathered outside the US embassy in London to denounce US President Donald Trump’s recent move to re-tweet anti-Muslim videos of a British far-right leader.
The group of around 40 demonstrators gathered outside the building at Grosvener Square on Friday evening, warning Trump to “stay away” from the UK.
The protesters held banners which read “dump Trump” and “no to racism” while shouting chants including “Donald Trump stay away, racist sexist” and “No racist Trump, no state visit.”
The rally was organized by campaign group “Stand Up to Racism” after the US leader re-tweeted three unverified anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right group.
On Wednesday, Trump provoked a wave of anger and disgust from US human rights groups and UK politicians for re-tweeting incendiary videos posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right group Britain First.
Earlier this month, Fransen was found guilty of…