Worldwide protests continue this week against the Trump administration’s racist travel ban and proposed wall between the United States and Mexico. In Toronto, the U.S. Consulate closed for business this morning as thousands of protesters rallied against the discriminatory executive orders that restrict entry for all refugees as well as people from seven Muslim-majority countries. In Ottawa, demonstrators encircled the U.S. Embassy in a show of solidarity.
Canadians are still reeling from a shooting in a Quebec City mosque that has left six people dead and several others injured. A suspect is in police custody.
- Six dead in shooting at Quebec City mosque
- Trump’s racist travel ban requires more than just condemnation
“No to Islamophobia, yes to refugees” read one sign in Ottawa. Here are images and video footage from the rally.
#MuslimBan Human Chain Demonstration/Protest surrounding the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada. pic.twitter.com/0yhD8WFa5Z— omar housany (@OmarHousany) January 30, 2017
#Ottawa: "No hate, no fear. Refugees are welcome here!" at the US Embassy today. #NoBanOtt #NoBanNoWall #MuslimBan pic.twitter.com/sZne97lhB4— Maggie Padlewska (@maggiepadlewska) January 30, 2017
About 1.5k people demonstrated against Trump's #MuslimBan outside the US Embassy in Ottawa today. pic.twitter.com/j0PlLMaKoZ— William Owen (@Bill_Owen) January 30, 2017
Ottawa anti-Trump protest at US Embassy#cdnpoli #ottawa #MuslimBanprotest pic.twitter.com/CNOgC2sVa9— Alec Byres (@Ap_rlx) January 30, 2017
Thousands in Ottawa join #MuslimBanProtest, encircling the American embassy. #MuslimBan #TrumpBan 2/6 pic.twitter.com/2mKQ9OkwfJ— Ben Powless (@BenPowless) January 30, 2017
Thousands in Ottawa join #MuslimBanProtest, encircling the American embassy. #MuslimBan #TrumpBan 5/6 pic.twitter.com/S3n4zM5QRT— Ben Powless (@BenPowless) January 30, 2017
Thousands in Ottawa join #MuslimBanProtest, encircling the American embassy. #MuslimBan #TrumpBan 6/6 pic.twitter.com/HWK5OLONwD— Ben Powless (@BenPowless) January 30, 2017
Getting loud at the US Embassy. #NoBanNoWall #NoOneIsIllegal #NoIslamophobia #NoBanOtt #ottnews pic.twitter.com/gnGCtzRf9E— Chris Kelly-Bisson (@Chrisiferous) January 30, 2017
Great crowds this aft at US embassy in Ottawa to protest #MuslimBan and #QuebecMosqueAttack #RefugeesWelcome pic.twitter.com/hgMw7LoifB— Amy Bartlett (@amybartlett_ca) January 30, 2017