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A speech by Sadiq Khan was disrupted by protesters calling for his arrest

City AM logoCity AM 13/01/2018 Courtney Goldsmith

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Video: Trump-supporting protesters storm Sadiq Khan speech (Provided by PA)

A group of Donald Trump-supporting protesters disrupted a speech today by Sadiq Khan, declaring a plan to make a citizen's arrest of the London mayor.

Khan was set to begin a speech on gender equality at the left-leaning think tank the Fabian Society when a group called the White Pendragons called for Khan's arrest as well as shouting pro-Trump and Brexit slogans.

One man said: “Ladies and gentlemen, we’re here today to make a non-violent, peaceful citizen’s arrest.”

Police eventually escorted the demonstrators away.

Yesterday, Khan tweeted a statement that "President Trump got the message" from Londoners who disapprove of his "divisive agenda" after he cancelled a trip to the UK.


Trump scrapped a trip to the UK planned for February where he was supposed to unveil the . He , saying it was a "bad deal" done by former President Barack Obama, despite the plans actually beginning under George W. Bush.

a man wearing a suit and tie © Provided by CityAM Once he resumed his speech, Khan said “On the plus side, I wasn’t served with a P45”, referencing .

He added: “It is a pleasure to be here even though we were distracted by the actions of what some would call very stable geniuses.”

Trump called himself "a very stable genius" last week after accusations he was "intellectually incapable" of holding office.

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