British Cops Crackdown on Protests to Protect Trump Visit

Tolga Akmen/AFP/GettyLONDON–Scotland Yard has launched an unexpected, last-minute crackdown on protests during Donald Trump’s visit to Britain—banning a stage and sound system from the main anti-Trump march and imposing tight restrictions on two further rallies.Trump reportedly told Prime Minister Theresa May, during a phone call last year, that he would not come to Britain unless she could guarantee that he would not face mass protests.Organizers say they expect 100,000 anti-Trump demonstrators to march through central London on Friday afternoon, but Trump’s visit has been carefully choreographed to ensure that he...

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By: The Daily Beast - Thursday, 12 July

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