Protesters hang 'Trump not welcome' banner on side of Swiss mountain

Protesters hang 'Trump not welcome' banner on side of Swiss mountain
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Protesters placed a banner that says President TrumpDonald John TrumpNASA exec leading moon mission quits weeks after appointment The Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan Frustration boils over with Senate's 'legislative graveyard' MORE is "not welcome" on the side of a Swiss mountain to coincide with the president's arrival there Thursday.

Trump arrived early Thursday in Davos, Switzerland, to attend the World Economic Forum.

The Swiss group Campax posted the banner — which says "Trump not welcome!" — on the side of a mountain near Sargans. Campax is a group of independent activists who say they are working toward "a fair and green economy and for a society that is founded on solidarity and compassion."

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The group said on their website that although the banner is not in Davos, they hope Trump will get their message "be it during a flyby through the valley here or through his daily television consumption."

The group criticized Trump, saying he “stands for racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, sexism, hostility towards women, warfare, denial of climate change, attacks on human rights and a policy that deepens poverty and inequality.”

Trump said he will bring a message of "peace and prosperity" to the forum. He is the first sitting president to attend the summit in Davos since former President Clinton attended in 2000.