Thousands protest against Trump as ‘sister marches’ begin worldwide
Thousands of protesters in Australia and New Zealand have joined womens' marches organized around the world in a show of disapproval of U.S. President Donald Trump as he began his first day in office.
In Sydney, about 3,000 people gathered for a rally in Hyde Park before marching on the U.S. consulate downtown.
In New Zealand, there were marches in four cities, involving around 2,000 people protest against President-Donald Trump.
Elsewhere in Asia, hundreds of people joined protests in Tokyo, including many American expatriates.
And in Manila about 200 demonstrators from a Philippine nationalist group rallied against Trump outside the U.S. embassy in Manila.
Worldwide some 673 "sister marches" are planned on Saturday, in addition to a protest in Washington D.C.