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USA: 'No fascist USA' – Protesters take anti-white supremacy rally to Trump Tower02:03

USA: 'No fascist USA' – Protesters take anti-white supremacy rally to Trump Tower

United States, New York City
August 15, 2017 at 01:32 GMT -00:00 · Published

Scores of protesters rallied in front of New York City’s Trump Tower, Monday, to condemn displays of racial hatred and acts of violence by white nationalists which took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

The protest comes after a wave of demonstrations sparked by violent clashes in Charlottesville on Saturday which erupted between counter-demonstrators and self-proclaimed neo-Nazi, Ku Klux Klan and white supremacist groups that left one person dead and scores more injured.

US President Donald Trump's statement condemning the violence was heavily criticised for not directly and specifically condemning white supremacist groups for the unrest. Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz were among those to call on the president to be more specific in his condemnation. The White House issued a clarification saying Trump's criticism was meant to include neo-Nazi groups and the Ku Klux Klan.

USA: 'No fascist USA' – Protesters take anti-white supremacy rally to Trump Tower02:03
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Scores of protesters rallied in front of New York City’s Trump Tower, Monday, to condemn displays of racial hatred and acts of violence by white nationalists which took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

The protest comes after a wave of demonstrations sparked by violent clashes in Charlottesville on Saturday which erupted between counter-demonstrators and self-proclaimed neo-Nazi, Ku Klux Klan and white supremacist groups that left one person dead and scores more injured.

US President Donald Trump's statement condemning the violence was heavily criticised for not directly and specifically condemning white supremacist groups for the unrest. Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz were among those to call on the president to be more specific in his condemnation. The White House issued a clarification saying Trump's criticism was meant to include neo-Nazi groups and the Ku Klux Klan.

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