• Sunday, October 02, 2022


Activists join Women’s March against Trump’s ‘divisive rhetoric’

Meera Syal (left) and Tanika Gupta during the march in London

By: Eastern Eye Staff

British-Asian author, comedian and actress Meera Syal was among millions of women who took to the streets last weekend in historic protests against the “erosion of women’s rights” following US president Donald Trump’s inauguration last Friday (20). Syal and London mayor Sadiq Khan joined thousands of protesters last Saturday (21) in London, while in America, Hollywood stars walked alongside ordinary citizens outraged by the new US president’s “divisive and misogynistic” campaign rhetoric and behaviour. Syal held an Amnesty International placard with the slogan “we stand together #againsthate.” She told Eastern Eye: “I attended the march to join everyone alarmed by…

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