This afternoon, following terrorist attacks in Belgium, #StopIslam trended on Twitter. The responses on social media varied between that type of hostility and defenses of Muslims, only intensifying after ISIS took responsibility for the bombings.
Always good, on days like this, to remind everyone that the guys blowing up Brussels are THE PEOPLE THE REFUGEES ARE RUNNING AWAY FROM
— Caitlin Moran (@caitlinmoran) March 22, 2016
Also on Twitter today are photos of refugee children expressing solidarity.
— Rossalyn Warren (@RossalynWarren) March 22, 2016
Un niño refugiado en Idomeni: Sorry for Brussels.
Ellos están huyendo de la misma violencia que hoy golpea Bruselas. pic.twitter.com/NcpApI9ATy
— Javi López (@fjavilopez) March 22, 2016
The fight over refugees has intensified in the wake of terrorist attacks in San Bernadino and Paris.
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