Listen: After New Zealand Attacks, Muslim-Americans Call For Action Against Rising Bigotry
"The deadly attacks on to mosques in New Zealand that claimed forty nine lives in shockwaves through Muslim communities worldwide. Correspondent Steve Kastenbaum. Reports says some Muslims in the US the connection between the shootings and President Trump's rhetoric while the mosques shootings happened on the other side of the world. Nihad Awad founder of the council on American Islamic relations is holding President Trump responsible using your presidency and during your election campaign Islamaphobia took Ishak price. He said attacks on mosques and Muslims have been on the rise around the world. Your words matter your policies. They impact the lives of innocent people. President Trump's initial reaction to the attacks on Twitter was an offer of condolences and help from the US. Awad said, it should have been a forceful condemnation of a blatant"