Anti-war activists flooded New York City's Times Square, demanding an end to US military actions in the Middle East, Wednesday. Tensions between US President Donald Trump's administration and Iran skyrocketed after top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed in the US airstrike near Baghdad airport.
People chanted «Trump, Pence, out now,» holding banners reading the same demand as well as... Еще others, such as: «No war on Iran! No assassinations! No interventions! No sanctions!», «No more drones,» «Fight climate change, not Iran.»
Amanda, one of the protesters, said: «People in this country need to oppose all war and crimes against humanity. But not just that. We here are part of the «Out Now» movement, we are opposing the war against Iran, on the basis that Trump and Pence are fascists they need to be driven out of the white house.»
On January 3, Soleimani and the deputy leader of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Mohammed Ali Ebrahimi, also known as Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, were killed by a US airstrike near Baghdad's airport in Iraq.