Thousands Take To Streets To Protest Donald Trump’s Presence At Davos

 

 

Thousands of people took to the streets of Zurich to protest against Donald Trump‘s presence at Davos.

The US president has planned to attend the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Switzerland this week.

In response, anti-capitalist activists called for protests under the slogans ‘Trump Not Welcome!’ and ‘Smash WEF!’

Trump is due to speak on Friday at the WEF meeting in the Alpine town of Davos, an annual meeting of global business and political leaders.

Thousands take to streets to protest Donald Trump's presence at Davos
Police forces set off barriers during the demonstration ‘Trump not welcome!’ against the upcoming visit of US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, in the streets of Zurich 
Thousands take to streets to protest Donald Trump's presence at Davos
Protesters holding posters with Donald Trump’s portrait saying ‘You’re not welcome’ during the demonstration
Thousands take to streets to protest Donald Trump's presence at Davos
Protesters march during the demonstration ‘Trump not welcome!’ against the upcoming visit of Trump at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos
Thousands take to streets to protest Donald Trump's presence at Davos
People gather during the demonstration ‘Trump not welcome!’ against the upcoming visit of US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos
Thousands take to streets to protest Donald Trump's presence at Davos
Thousands attended the demonstration to protest Trump coming to the World Economic Forum of Davos 
Thousands take to streets to protest Donald Trump's presence at Davos
People attend an Anti-Trump demonstration

Flag-waving demonstrators carried anti-globalist and environmentalist placards such as ‘No Trump, no coal, no gas, no fossil fuels’ as they marched towards Zurich’s financial district.

Bankers working in the borough had been warned in advance to stay clear of the approved and pre-planned demonstration.

Protesters in the Swiss capital of Bern staged similar protests on January 13.

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