ASEAN Summit : Hundreds protest against Trump’s visit

Hundreds of protesters held a rally in central Manila to protest against the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump for a regional meeting.

The protesters, mainly left wing activists, scuffled briefly with anti-riot police as they held up a portrait of Trump covered with red paint.

They were worried that the U.S. intervention in the southern Philippines could worsen the situation, which is still recovering from battle against Islamist militants.

A series of protests against Trump took place prior to the U.S. president’s arrival on Sunday to meet Southeast Asian leaders and attend the ASEAN Summit in the final leg of his five-country Asia trip.

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