In the US, civil society activists yesterday, 14 January announced the start of the protests, aimed to prevent the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump, and force him to give up the post of US president. Despite heavy rain about 2 thousand зeople gathered near the memorial to Martin Luther King.
This was reported by Reuters.
Activists' leaders urged people to fight against discrimination of human rights and the abolition of health care reform held by Barack Obama - Obamacare. One of the leaders of the protesters told the news agency that the Democrats in Congress need the signal: 'Get some backbone'.
The protesters held slogans: "No justice, no peace!"
At the same time, Trump himself said on his Twitter that he does not intend to give up the post of President and the inauguration will take place.
"Inauguration Day is turning out to be even brighter than expected. January 20, Washington. Have fun!", wrote Trump.
Inauguration Day is turning out to be even bigger than expected. January 20th, Washington D.C. Have fun!
Inauguration Day is turning out to be even bigger than expected. January 20th, Washington D.C. Have fun!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 15 января 2017 г.