The Global Centre’s Statement on Revised “Muslim Ban"

6 Mar 2017 0:0

By Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

Today US President Donald J. Trump issued a revised executive order restricting entry to the United States for people from six predominately Muslim countries. The new executive order also suspends the US Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days. While ostensibly focused on national security, today’s executive order remains intrinsically linked to President Trump’s December 2015 campaign promise for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” and to his previous executive order which was suspended by federal judges.

To read the full statement, click here