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 TrumpWatergate prosecutor says that Sondland testimony was 'tipping point' for Trump In private moment with Trump, Justice Kennedy pushed for Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination: book Obama: 'Everybody needs to chill out' about differences between 2020 candidates 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."


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.