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USA: Fists fly as Trump supporters rally for boycott of Oscars ceremony

United States, Los Angeles
February 26, 2017 at 01:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of supporters of US President Donald Trump rallied on the Hollywood boulevard in Los Angeles, Saturday, a day ahead of the Academy Awards ceremony, in order to defend the president and protect his star on the Walk of Fame.

One arrest was made after clashes erupted as some by-passers confronted the protesters, breaking one of their placards. Protesters campaigned for Trump to build the wall at the southern US border with Mexico and displayed signs such as "Mexicans for Trump," "California for Trump" and "women for Trump."

The organiser of the rally Matthew Woods stressed that Trump supporters are "boycotting many actors and film directors who have an anti-America agenda."

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Dozens of supporters of US President Donald Trump rallied on the Hollywood boulevard in Los Angeles, Saturday, a day ahead of the Academy Awards ceremony, in order to defend the president and protect his star on the Walk of Fame.

One arrest was made after clashes erupted as some by-passers confronted the protesters, breaking one of their placards. Protesters campaigned for Trump to build the wall at the southern US border with Mexico and displayed signs such as "Mexicans for Trump," "California for Trump" and "women for Trump."

The organiser of the rally Matthew Woods stressed that Trump supporters are "boycotting many actors and film directors who have an anti-America agenda."

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