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People share racist encounters on social media on day after Trump's win

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Nov 10, 2016, 8:20 pm IST
Updated Nov 10, 2016, 8:22 pm IST
An Indian origin man tweeted how he was asked to "get out of the country".
A Muslim woman reported her Hijab was pulled (Photo: Twitter)
 A Muslim woman reported her Hijab was pulled (Photo: Twitter)

Washington: Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the presidential polls has left the world in a state of shock as an environment of fear and tension engulfed the country. Several people had expressed concern over racism, Islamophobia and misogyny in Trump’s campaign and are afraid that his ascent might embolden similar sentiments in the country.

As thousands of people took the streets to protest the election results, there were those who posted experiences on social media showing how their worst fears about Trump’s presidency might turn out to be a reality.

 

An Indian origin man named Manik Rathee narrated a racist encounter in a series of tweets as he was told to get out of the country.

 

 

 

 

In another shocking incident the day before Trump’s win, a Muslim woman named Maha Abdul Gawad wrote on Facebook how a woman pulled her Hijab and said it’s not allowed anymore.

Many other posts portrayed the rising tension in the environment as some even mentioned the change they were noticing on just day one of Trump’s presidency.

 

 

 

 

 

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