A total of 100 UK protesters have demonstrated outside the US embassy in London against human rights abuses during President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office.
During Thursday’s rally, which was organized Amnesty International, protesters dressed as the Statue of Liberty in New York to draw attention to ‘human rights concerns’ carried out in Trump’s first three months in office.
The group stood in silence for half an hour while carrying placards with the words ‘No ban’, ‘No wall’ and ‘Refugees welcome’.
“In the space of just 100 days, President Trump has done untold damage to the USA’s already less-than-perfect reputation for upholding human rights,” said Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK director.
Amnesty has been critical of several measures taken by the Trump administration, which marks 100 days in office on Saturday, including a travel ban targeting certain Muslim-majority countries and plans for a wall along the US-Mexico border.
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