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Groups gather in opposition to president’s U.S.-entry ban

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A rally led by organizations including the Muslim Association of Hawaii was held Wednesday at the federal building. Hakim Ouansafi, middle, chairman of the Muslim Association of Hawaii, was the first speaker at the event. The groups prepared a joint statement opposing the recent executive order by the Trump administration on immigration.

Leaders from a couple dozen Hawaii civil rights groups and organizations on Wednesday joined hands to condemn President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking immigrants and visitors to the United States from seven mostly Muslim countries. Read more

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