Thousands protest Trump outside U.S. Embassy

A crowd gathered to protest on Sussex Drive, just outside the embassy in Ottawa's downtown on the afternoon of Jan. 30. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters in the cold weather stood on Sussex Drive, just outside the embassy in Ottawa's downtown on the afternoon of Jan. 30. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Dahabo Ahmed Omer, an organizer in the city's Somali community, was one of the speakers to address the crowd. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters walked along the closed Mackenzie Avenue, outside the embassy gates. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters held signs and chanted against U.S. President Donald Trump's policies, including his decisions to build a wall along the country's Mexican border, suspend resettlement of Syrian refugees, and temporarily ban entry of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters held signs and chanted against U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy on Jan. 30 to demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy on Jan. 30 to demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy on Jan. 30 to demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy on Jan. 30 to demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy on Jan. 30 to demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy on Jan. 30 to demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Police estimated about 2,000 people attended the protest, according to The Ottawa Citizen. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Protesters held signs and chanted against U.S. President Donald Trump's policies, including his decisions to build a wall along the country's Mexican border, suspend resettlement of Syrian refugees, and temporarily ban entry of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia