Islamophobia

Canadians encircle U.S. Embassy in Ottawa to protest Trump’s racist travel ban

Thousands join #NoBanNoWall rallies in wake of Quebec mosque shooting
Photo: Maggie Padlewska

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.

Your ad here
Don't like ads?
Automated ads help us pay our journalists, servers, and team. Support us by becoming a member today to hide all automated ads:
Become a member

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.

“No to Islamophobia, yes to refugees” read one sign in Ottawa. Here are images and video footage from the rally.

You might also be interested in...
The alt-right
Meet the Canadian soldiers behind a white supremacist military surplus store
October 29, 2018
White supremacy
Rhodesia nostalgia ‘screams out extreme hatred,’ say Zimbabweans
November 8, 2018
U.S. midterms
Newly elected congresswoman would have been barred under Trump’s Muslim ban
Shenaz Kermalli
November 13, 2018