U.N. Official: Trump’s Attacks on Press Are “Very Close to Incitement to Violence”

HeadlineAug 14, 2018
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The outgoing United Nations human rights commissioner has criticized President Trump’s attacks on the media. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said Trump’s description of the media as the “enemy of the people” is “very close to incitement to violence.” Meanwhile, more than 200 newspapers in the United States are planning to run editorials on Thursday to decry Trump’s attacks on the press.

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