“Emergency” Anti-War Protests Hit Across Pindostan
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge, Apr 8 2017
No matter the years of intervention by the Obama administration, and calls for airstrikes by Hillary Clinton, Pindostan’s leftist ‘community organizers’ are out en masse nationwide today protesting Trump’s actions in Syria. Presumably they find Assad’s decision to drop chemical weapons on his people doubtful too?
Hundreds of protesters gathered in cities across Pindostan to speak out against Trump’s missile strikes on a Syrian airbase. Despite the demonstrations being mostly peaceful, RT reports there were arrests. “Emergency” protests were held Friday in at least a dozen Pindosi cities. They were largely organized on social media by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, which called the assertion that the Syrian government carried out attacks on its own people “unsubstantiated” and demanded an independent investigation.
New York City
In downtown Manhattan, protesters gathered at Trump Tower and Union Square. Footage shared on Twitter shows one protester being arrested, following police warnings against blocking traffic and sidewalks. There were multiple unconfirmed reports of multiple arrests.
Six people were arrested in Jacksonville, Florida, after protesters against the Syria strike clashed with counter-demonstrators, according to WFOX. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reportedly confirmed three arrested for inciting a riot, while three others were handcuffed for battery on a
law enforcement officer cop.
District of Columbia
In Faschingstein, protesters gathered outside the White House with signs reading “No War on Syria.”