More than three million people across the world in 600 cities marched for women’s rights Saturday, mostly rallying against President Donald Trump.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 22, 2017
— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 21, 2017
Vox reported that it might’ve been the largest demonstration in the country ever…
The march inevitably earned the praise of the likes of MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, among others.
— The Last Word (@TheLastWord) January 22, 2017
But observers noticed photos and stats from more repressive cities were noticeably absent..
Somewhat disappointed not to see a women's march against Trump in Riyadh, Tehran, Alleppo and Kabul. Oh, wait…
— Toyvanka (@WelshToy) January 21, 2017
?A plane ✈️ load of feminists on their way to Riyadh for a women's rights march ? pic.twitter.com/XR2NHXL0lE
— lionel verney (@lionelverney) January 22, 2017
— Tarek Fatah (@TarekFatah) January 22, 2017
I'd like to see a #WomensMarch in Riyadh, Tehran, Cairo, Kabul or Islamabad ?
— Pato (@PatoGazze) January 21, 2017
Anyone got an update on the size of the crowds at the women's march in Damascus? Tehran? Riyadh?
— Chris Kenny (@chriskkenny) January 22, 2017
— Ameer Abbas (@ameerabbas84) January 21, 2017