Racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia are poisoning societies, says UN chief

Source: The Hindu

His comments came in response to a question on US President Donald Trump’s response to the violence at rallies held by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville.

Racism, xenophobia and Islamophobia must be opposed by everyone in the world, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said amid an outrage over United States President Donald Trump’s defence of white supremacists after the Charlottesville violence.

A woman was killed and 19 were injured in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white supremacist drove his car into a group of counter-protesters.

Mr. Trump held ‘both sides’ responsible for the violence.

When asked whether he is under pressure from the U.S. government to not speak freely, Mr. Guterres strongly replied in the negative.

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  1. I agree that :
    Extremist Islam. Racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia are poisoning societies, they are a dangerous deseas of cancer.

    Allah say: extremist ( Jews, Christians. Muslims, atheist, Buddhist etc) deceive his followers and bring on them disaster and misery of life. ( Proverb) A extremist people is Evil. They spread hatred to others.

    Hatred is the seed of violent, poverty and unhappiness

    With ❤️

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