Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg manifested his support to the Muslim community through a post in his personal Facebook profile.
The founder of the largest social media platform made the publication just a few days after the GOP candidate and frontrunner Donald Trump expressed his desire to ban all Muslims from entering the United States. The Republican candidate said he called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S.”, in the wake of last week’s massacre in San Bernardino, California, in which 14 people were killed.
Although Zuckerberg did not mention Trump in his publication, he made reference to “the hate this week”. He commented about his Jewish upbringing, and how his parents taught him to stand up for others. He placed himself in the Muslims’ position, by saying he can only imagine their fear of being persecuted because of the actions of extremists.
“We will fight to protect your rights and create a peaceful and safe environment for you”, said the young CEO in his more than 43-million followers profile. “We must not lose hope. As long as we stand together and see the good in each other, we can build a better world for all people.”
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