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USA: 'America should be apologising to us for ISIS' - students rally in Fairfax against 'Muslim Ban'01:56

USA: 'America should be apologising to us for ISIS' - students rally in Fairfax against 'Muslim Ban'

United States, Fairfax
January 31, 2017 at 23:32 GMT -00:00 · Published

Dozens of students from George Mason University gathered at their campus in Fairfax, Virginia, on Tuesday, to protest against US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries.

Students, many of whom were of Muslim backgrounds, addressed fellow protesters, with one stating "We are expected to apologise for ISIS as if it isn’t our people who were butchered by ISIS. There are three Americans killed by ISIS, how many thousands of Arabs and muslims has been killed by ISIS?"

Trump’s ban affects citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Trump has maintained that the restrictions should not be dubbed a 'Muslim ban,' despite it only being brought into effect for these seven countries, all of which have a majority Muslim population.

The travel restrictions will be implemented for 90 days for all people hailing from these seven countries, including legal permanent residents of the US. Additionally, there has been a 120 day ban on refugee admissions, and an indefinite halting of Syrian refugee admissions.

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Dozens of students from George Mason University gathered at their campus in Fairfax, Virginia, on Tuesday, to protest against US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries.

Students, many of whom were of Muslim backgrounds, addressed fellow protesters, with one stating "We are expected to apologise for ISIS as if it isn’t our people who were butchered by ISIS. There are three Americans killed by ISIS, how many thousands of Arabs and muslims has been killed by ISIS?"

Trump’s ban affects citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Trump has maintained that the restrictions should not be dubbed a 'Muslim ban,' despite it only being brought into effect for these seven countries, all of which have a majority Muslim population.

The travel restrictions will be implemented for 90 days for all people hailing from these seven countries, including legal permanent residents of the US. Additionally, there has been a 120 day ban on refugee admissions, and an indefinite halting of Syrian refugee admissions.

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