Sheffielders take to streets in Trump protest

A vocal group of protesters marched into the heart of Sheffield tonight to protest against US President Donald Trump's policies.

Monday, 20th February 2017, 6:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:48 am
Protesters gather at Sheffield City Hall

About 300 people gathered at Devonshire Green before making the journey down Division Street to Sheffield Town Hall.

They chanted against President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May along the way.

A woman named Humairaa recited a poem about being a refugee during the protest

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"Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here," the chant went as they

Police officers on bicycles, and on foot, stopped the traffic from the side streets as the protesters made their way towards the city centre.

The march, organised by the Stand Up to Trump Coalition, was conducted in conjunction with the One Day Without Us: National Day of action, celebrating the contribution migrants have made to the UK.

Speakers included a woman named Humairaa, who shared a poem about her journey as a refugee.

A woman named Humairaa recited a poem about being a refugee during the protest