Donald Trump claimed that the protests against his state visit to the UK this week (3-5 June 2019) were ‘fake news’. While the protests were on a smaller scale than his previous visit, we have still managed to collect a few fake photos of the demonstrations that didn’t happen around the UK.
Photos by Steve Eason, Hanna Gal, John Walker and Pete Cannell.
On Monday night, Feminist Antifascist Action were ready with a banner to meet Trump’s motorcade as he arrived for his state banquet at Buckingham Palace:
Meanwhile, there were demonstrations around the UK, including in Edinburgh:
Trump has suggested that the NHS is ‘on the table’ in a future trade deal. Protesters in London had a message for him:
Milkshakes were at the ready:
Speakers at the rally on Whitehall included Jeremy Corbyn:
and Caroline Lucas:
Activists from Extinction Rebellion joined the demonstration:
As did migrant community organisations:
All with the same basic message to Donald Trump: