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Hundreds march in Birmingham against Chechnya gay murders

In News on 04/22/2017 at 21:40
Hundreds of protesters march through central Birmingham in solidarity with the LGBT community in Chechnya (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

Hundreds of protesters march through central Birmingham in solidarity with the LGBT community in Chechnya (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

Around 200 of protesters have marched through the streets of Birmingham city centre today in solidarity with LGBT individuals in Chechnya, who have been reportedly rounded up by Government officials and persecuted in the Eastern European country.

Standing in support of the victims of what has been described as State brutality, campaigners marched from the LGBT Centre in Holloway Circus to Victoria Square, where they gathered for a protest rally condemning the alleged human rights abuses. Read the rest of this entry »

Hundreds gather in Brum as 40,000 protest Trump in London

In Events, News on 02/04/2017 at 19:30
Protestors march through Birmingham city centre against Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

Protestors march through Birmingham city centre against Donald Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

Around 500 people turned up out in Birmingham city centre today in solidarity with the thousands who hit the streets in London protesting Donald Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’.

Coinciding with protests across the country, Brummies – young and old – came out wielding placards and banners as they called on US President Donald Trump to reverse the so-called ‘Muslim Ban’, an executive order which prohibits travel to the US from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Read the rest of this entry »

Hundreds expected at mass Birmingham protest against Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’

In News on 01/30/2017 at 15:30
The Anti-Trump protest was held in Birmingham city centre on the day of Donald Trump's inauguration as US President (Photograph: Geoff Dexter)

Over a thousand people are planning to attend an emergency protest in Birmingham this evening against Donald Trump’s ‘Muslim travel ban’ (Photograph: Geoff Dexter)

Over a thousand people are expected to attend a mass protest against Donald Trump’s ‘Muslim travel ban’ in Birmingham city centre this evening.

The demonstration has been called by Birmingham resident Hasanain Jaffer in response to the executive order signed by new US President Donald Trump which bans travel to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries.
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IN PICTURES: Anti-Trump protest in Birmingham city centre

In Gallery, News on 01/20/2017 at 21:00
Hundreds of Brummies protest in Birmingham city centre following the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th US President (Photograph: Geoff Dexter)

Hundreds of Brummies protest in Birmingham city centre following the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th US President (Photograph: Geoff Dexter)

Hundreds of people attended a protest in Birmingham city centre today to coincide with the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th President of the United States.

The demonstration, organised by the Birmingham branch of national anti-hate organisation Stand Up To Racism, attracted activists and concerned members of the public to High Street outside the Bullring and Waterstones as speakers voiced their anger at the official handover of power to the billionaire businessman who won the US Presidential election in November last year. Read the rest of this entry »