Anti-Trump Protesters: Wall is Racist, Feds Torturing Migrants in Custody

Breitbart | 2/18/2019 | Staff
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A crowd of about 400 protesters rallied in front of the White House on Monday, carrying signs that called President Donald Trump a racist and claimed a wall on the U.S. Border with Mexico is a symbol of the rise of white nationalism under this administration.

One speaker, who works with Amnesty International, said the federal government is torturing migrants who are in custody after crossing the border into the United States.

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“You all are proof that bridges are better than walls,” she said. “That love trumps hate. That no human being is illegal. And that we are all by virtue of our shared condition guaranteed to the same human rights.”

She told the story of a woman was separated for her son the entered the United States seeking asylum.

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“Ice then jailed her in a prison-like facility in El Paso even though she and her child were here in search of protection,” the woman said.

“At Amnesty International, we’ve concluded that the treatment [the woman] has faced at the hands of the U.S government amounts to torture,” she said.

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Mary Small of the Detention Watch Network was one of the speakers who claimed securing the southern border is racist.

“This emergency declaration is unquestionable wrong, worrying, and a Democracy-damaging power grab by a man and an administration with a wide...
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