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USA: Hundreds rally against Trump in Philadelphia protest02:32

USA: Hundreds rally against Trump in Philadelphia protest

United States, Philadelphia
November 11, 2016 at 06:42 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people took the streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Thursday, to protest against the President-elect Donald Trump, two days after his victory in the US presidential election.

The protesters rallied in front of City Hall, before proceeding to marched to the centre of the city, all the while chanting anti-Trump slogans and carrying placards, some of which read: "GOP, hands off my pussy" and "Not my president."

Several protesters expressed anxiety over the Trump presidency, with one saying, "I don't think we have a lot to look forward to. I feel actually really nervous for all of our youth but especially for our youth of colour, for the immigrant youth that are here."

Following Trump's victory, there have been numerous large-scale demonstrations against the President-elect in US cities, including in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington DC and Seattle.

Trump declared victory in the early hours of Wednesday morning, after his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton called him to concede defeat following a bitterly fought election battle. Trump beat Clinton in a surprise landslide victory, garnering 278 of the Electoral College votes, while the Democratic candidate received only 218 in a race she was expected to win.

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Hundreds of people took the streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Thursday, to protest against the President-elect Donald Trump, two days after his victory in the US presidential election.

The protesters rallied in front of City Hall, before proceeding to marched to the centre of the city, all the while chanting anti-Trump slogans and carrying placards, some of which read: "GOP, hands off my pussy" and "Not my president."

Several protesters expressed anxiety over the Trump presidency, with one saying, "I don't think we have a lot to look forward to. I feel actually really nervous for all of our youth but especially for our youth of colour, for the immigrant youth that are here."

Following Trump's victory, there have been numerous large-scale demonstrations against the President-elect in US cities, including in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington DC and Seattle.

Trump declared victory in the early hours of Wednesday morning, after his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton called him to concede defeat following a bitterly fought election battle. Trump beat Clinton in a surprise landslide victory, garnering 278 of the Electoral College votes, while the Democratic candidate received only 218 in a race she was expected to win.

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