Pro Trump demonstration at Twitter HQ

The Pro Trump demonstration at the headquarters of Twitter appeared to be a bust, wherein Twitter claims to respect the right of the people to express their own views on the public forum. Recently, a demonstration that was held by the supporters of President Donald Trump so as to protest his ban from the Twitter platform outside it’s Headquarters in San Francisco appeared to be a busy on Monday morning. The protest was about to start at 8 am but somehow it became a layer delayed, and a handful of protestors showed up. There were absolutely no crowds along the barriers of police that was erected outside the Market Street headquarters of Twitter. The all San offices inside the headquarters where empty and thousands of employees were working remotely in the wake of the pandemic outbreak since the middle of March 2020. 

Statement issued by the company spokesman of Twitter

A statement was issued to the San Francisco chronicle Sunday night, in which the company spokesman had said that Twitter respects the people’s right to express their views. The spokesman further said it in an email, “While we respect people’s right to express their views, we’ve been transparent about the factors leading up to our decision last week.” He further added, “We have nothing to add but wanted to confirm that we continue to have mandatory work from home guidance for Twitter employees.” Even the San Francisco police said that they have got plans in their place including that of calling in of the mutual aide from the nearby law enforcement agencies in case if it is required. 

It was on Monday morning that the contingent of officers at the building did stand along the barriers with zero protestors on the other side. A lone man stood on the traffic island with a sign that read, “Impeach, Remove Today.” Officer Adam Lobsinger had said, “We will have sufficient resources available to respond to any demonstrations as well as calls for service citywide…The San Francisco Police Department is committed to facilitating the public’s right to First Amendment expressions of free speech. We ask that everyone exercising their First Amendment rights be considerate, respectful, and mindful of the safety of others.”

Twitter’s announcement on Friday afternoon

Twitter had permanently announced it on Friday afternoon saying that it did suspend Trump’s account permanently over several concerns that his tweets could incite violent situations among one and all. Also, the company did release a suspension regarding the statement wherein it had said that Twitter officials have had reviewed Trump’s tweets in the past week and thus, they were determined to violate the policies of the site. This suspension arose just a few days later when the supporters of Trump took over the US Capitol bu force, thereby leading to the deaths of 5 people and the evacuation of the Congress from the building when the legislative body would have planned to offer a certification for the Presidential election win of Joe Biden.

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