Tens of thousands of Americans protest in Boston against hate
Photo: Hollandse Hoogte
In the American city of Boston are Saturday, more than forty thousand people to the streets to demonstrate against hate and intolerance and before the free word.
Many people carried signs with texts such as ‘Black lives matter’ and ‘Resist fascism’.
The march was organized in response to a demonstration of the extreme right. Came here about a hundred people. This mars was halfway demolished.
The two demonstranties found a week after a woman in Charlottesville was also killed by a white-supremacist. He drove his car into a group of tegendemonstranten who protested against a meeting of neo-nazis.
There were 27 arrests made. Police commissioner William Evans would not be too heavy to lift. “There were some confrontations,” he said. “But 99.9 percent of the people came here with the right intentions.”
The American president Donald Trump has Saturday called for unity. In a series of posts on Twitter he reported that protests are sometimes required to the country to bring together.
“I want to be the many of the protesters in Boston to cheer for that is to speak up against hatred and intolerance. Our country will soon form a unity”, he said. An hour for the meetings, reported Trump even that, according to him, a lot of the population against the police on the streets seemed to be.
Looks like many anti-police agitators in Boston. Police are looking tough and smart! Thank you.
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19:22 – 19 August 2017
Trump is under fire for his comments that the violence in Charlottesville last week, “both sides” to reproach, after an extreme-right protester with his car on tegendemonstranten rammed. It fell a dead and got dozens of people injured.
The mother of the victim, the 32-year-old Heather Heyer, let Friday know not to want to go on an invitation from Trump to to talk to her. She calls it “unforgivable” that the president, her daughter and the tegendemonstranten on one line with the neo-nazis.
The statements came Trump also many kritek of party members, large companies and media. The Congress has an investigation been announced into the extreme right-wing terrorism in the US.
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