Trump/Hitler – Frightening Similarities

I cannot begin to understand how the civilised world has managed to find itself in this position….. Have we learnt nothing from the past?

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This photo of Jews being forcibly rounded up during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in April/May 1943 is perhaps the best known and most iconic photo of the Holocaust.
Syrian children pray in front of a grave in a garden in the Hamidiyeh neighborhood of Aleppo city, Syria, on Dec. 21, 2016 CREDIT: AMMAR SAFARJAANI/XINHUA

With Donald Trump’s ban on Muslims, British passport holders blocked from entering the US,  families banned fleeing slaughter in war zones, Lawyers and human rights groups are taking legal action, arguing that the orders go against both the spirit of the US constitution and the letter of American law, not to mention fundamental human rights and basic compassion. (read more).

There are frightening similarities between Trump’s policies and those of early Nazi Germany.

Antisemitism and the persecution of Jews represented a central tenet of Nazi ideology. In their 25-point Party Program, published in 1920, Nazi party members publicly declared their intention to segregate Jews from “Aryan” society and to abrogate Jews’ political, legal, and civil rights. (read more)


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