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Trump 'bad dude' who should be sent to Guantanamo, former inmate says

People gather outside the BBC offices near Oxford Street, London to march against racism.

People gather outside the BBC offices near Oxford Street, London to march against racism.

Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Moazzam Begg has said Donald Trump is one of the "bad dudes" who should be sent to the internment camp in Cuba.

Speaking from a stage in Parliament Square as part of the March Against Racism, Begg referenced a speech by the American president in which he said he would be sending more inmates to the controversial facility on the Cuban mainland.

He said: "The rise of the far right and the Nazis and fascists has seen a new wave with the election of Donald Trump, who said when he came to power, 'I'm going to load up Guantanamo with some bad dudes.'

"So my response is: 'When are you going, dude?"

Begg, a British Pakistani from Birmingham, joined Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy in slamming a small group of counter-protesters.

Suspected to be from the far-right political group the English Defence League (EDL), the group were spotted near crowds of anti-racism marchers on their way from Regent Street to the foot of Parliament.

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