On Saturday, left-wing activists put together in London to oppose versus President Donald Trump, American “imperialism”, and the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guard leader Qasem Soleimani.
About 1,000 leftist protesters gathered for a Stop the War Union protest in Trafalgar Square, London, holding placards stating “Regard Existence or Anticipate Resistance” and Socialist Worker indications stating “No to Trump, No to War”.
” Trump is simply a narcissist, like a zealous individual who is struggling to manage his feelings, he is uncontrollably childish, who is not able to make any logical decisions,” one protester informed Breitbart London.
2 different female activists stated that “Fuck Donald Trump” was their message to the President of the United States.
One older woman from Iran, nevertheless, informed Breitbart London that she was “amazed at all the fuss” over President Trump’s actions in Iran.
” To me, America is doing the world a huge favour [by intervening in Iran], because Russia and China, 2 huge powers are currently there, anyway,” she stated.
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The demonstrators were addressed by the 70- year-old socialist leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, who compared the killing of Iran’s terrorist top general, Qasem Soleimani, to the Iranian rocket attack that took down the Ukranian passenger airplane over Tehran, killing 176 innocent civilians.
” When huge powers act illegally, when people step outside the norms of global law there are effects. There’s no excuse for shooting down an airliner, there’s no excuse for a targeted assassination by one state against another,” said Corbyn.
” All this does is set off a spiral of violence and danger which will lead us to yet more wars in the future,” Corbyn included.
January 11 th,2020 Trafalgar Square, London, England, UK. Outbound Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking at a Stop the War Coalition protest versus military action versus Iran. The demonstration is available in the wake of the U.S. talking out Revolutionary Guard General Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike. Later on, the Iranian federal government admitted that it had actually shot down a Ukrainian commercial airliner, killing all 176 team and travelers on board, “inadvertently”. (Photo Credit: Kurt Zindulka/Breitbart London)
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Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott stated addressing the crowd: “We understand that Donald Trump has actually utilized United States military forces to unlawfully assassinate General Soleimani. Killing Soleimani, Trump shows he has the politics of a Mafia gangster.”
On the same day, protests erupted in Iran after it was exposed that Iran had actually shot down the Ukranian airliner, with thousands taking to the streets of Tehran, calling for the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to step down.
President Donald Trump applauded the protesters in Iran for their courage, writing on Twitter: “To the brave, long-suffering individuals of Iran: I have actually stood with you considering that the start of my Presidency, and my Administration will continue to stand with you. We are following your protests closely, and are motivated by your courage.”
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— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) January 11, 2020
Protesters at the Stop the War Union demonstration against military action versus Iran in Trafalgar Square, London, England, United Kingdom, January 11 th,2020 (Photo Credit: Kurt Zindulka/Breitbart London)
Protesters at the Stop the War Coalition demonstration versus military action against Iran in Trafalgar Square, London, England, United Kingdom, January 11 th,2020 (Photo Credit: Kurt Zindulka/Breitbart London)
January 11 th,2020 Trafalgar Square, London, England, United Kingdom. Shadow house secretary Diane Abbott attending to a crowd at a Stop the War Coalition demonstration versus military action against Iran. (Photo Credit: Kurt Zindulka/Breitbart London)
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