Interfaith Rally Against Trump's Muslim Ban

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In a reverent scene in downtown Manhattan on Friday, dozens of Muslims gathered in Foley Square to pray, and to protest President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration.

“Mark my words,” said Imam Khalid Latif, executive director of the Islamic Center at New York University, as barefooted Muslims sat on tarps spread across the cement, surrounded by an interfaith crowd of supporters. “Organized evil will always triumph over disorganized righteousness.”

The rally-cum-prayer session, organized by Muslim and interfaith groups, ended with speeches by Jewish and Christian leaders, including Mark Hetfield, president and CEO of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and Rabbi Simkha Weintraub.

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