WATCH: Donald Trump’s victory had 5-year-old Muslim girl in tears

During his election campaign, Donald Trump had infamously made statements about banning all Muslims from the US.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published:November 11, 2016 11:10 am
donald trump, donald trump president, us elections result, donald trump president people's reactions, child cries after donald trump president A 5-year-old Muslim girl could not bear to know that Trump is going to be the next US president. (Adam Saleh/Twitter)

On November 9, people in India huddled together in front of their television sets and sat tensed in front of their laptop screens watching the US President-elect Donald Trump sway his way through the crowd and give his ‘thank you’ speech to his supporters. “This politics stuff is nasty”, he had said then.

The election results were highly surprising with Trump sweeping most of the swing states and racing ahead of the required number of electoral college votes in no time. Hillary Clinton, who was widely expected to win, had to make a concession speech thanking her supporters.

However, a 5-year-old Muslim girl was among many who could not control their tears when Trump was declared the 45th president of the United States. She lives in New York with her uncle Adam Saleh, a Youtuber. Reema was sitting with Saleh when the US election results were declared, and he recorded her reaction before uploading it on Twitter. He posted along with the video: “Reema is only 5 years old. She knows that we’re Muslim and started crying when she saw Donald Trump winning.”

During his election campaign, Trump had infamously made statements about banning all Muslims from the US, and just like many others of the Muslim community who are living in the country, the little girl probably got scared too, on the prospects of being driven away from her own home.

 

“She cried because she would see my whole family being upset about Donald Trump winning and she knows that Donald Trump made racist remarks about Muslims,” Saleh said to BuzzFeed.

Reema’s tears melted many hearts on Twitter and a lot of people reached out to her there.

 

Although Reema was fine after a while, Saleh reportedly said that she was afraid to go to school the next day.

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    Amit
    Nov 11, 2016 at 9:18 am
    z are now afraid that they will have to obey the laws of the land and cannot continue with their mullagiri
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      Amit
      Nov 11, 2016 at 9:26 am
      Let Trump actually do something concrete against the terrorist community. I am afraid he might develop cold feet soon due to media hulla-gulla.
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        Abhijit 77
        Nov 11, 2016 at 7:47 am
        Abhi to picture shuru hi nehi huya....musholman logo ka to Khoon bahega, ashu se kaam aur nehi cholne bale. Duniya ko bekub bananebale musolman, aabhi sudhornebale.
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          Amit
          Nov 11, 2016 at 9:21 am
          Useless article, ask to this 5 year innocent kid "what is the meaning of president"...
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            ki
            Nov 11, 2016 at 5:59 am
            OHHH BOOO HOOOO!!!
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              Biju Lahon
              Nov 11, 2016 at 7:14 am
              It's pathetic to see a 5 year old girl is groomed in such a way.
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                SP
                Nov 11, 2016 at 6:49 am
                First of all America isn't your native country and also not even muslim country...Yet you families moved to America for what? Just to seek better life and jobs which you cannot find in your own native-muslim-sharia countries..??lt;br/gt;The w America voting for an anti-muslim racist Trump shows how frustrated the Americans are because of your so-called religion pounding in their country and converting like mad, causing disturbances and being intolerant soul. Serves you right.. Now taste the kicks which your muslim countries always does to non-muslim when they live in your country without freedom...
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                  Mussie
                  Nov 11, 2016 at 7:13 am
                  Moslems should stop feeding politics to children
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                    Mussie
                    Nov 11, 2016 at 7:21 am
                    This is how the moslems try to gain sympathy and play the victim. Having a better life in USA. In the first place keep the children away from politics, the moslems should stop feeding politics into the minds of the children
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                      Mussie
                      Nov 11, 2016 at 7:19 am
                      This is how the moslems try to gain sympathy. Having a better life in. In the first place keep the children away from politics, the moslems should stop feeding politics into the minds of the children
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                        Karmachand
                        Nov 11, 2016 at 7:15 am
                        You Muslims deserve this
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                          Malti
                          Nov 11, 2016 at 6:22 am
                          Believe me if it was the other way around ----- no one would survive to tell the tale --- All minority's of different religion in any Muslim countries are worth nothing !!!!! Amazing
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                            alice
                            Nov 11, 2016 at 7:14 am
                            can you publish some photos of terrorist victims and children crying please?.. or of minorities brutalized in islamic countries also pls... just to be a little bit fair..????
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                              Karan
                              Nov 11, 2016 at 6:30 am
                              The Cry of cute little Alligator :)
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                                Rock Land
                                Nov 11, 2016 at 7:13 am
                                Parents Injected poison mind of this child. Like all muslims are good non muslims are bad.
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                                  Rabi Mishra
                                  Nov 11, 2016 at 3:19 pm
                                  The father of this girl is a rascal. That is all.
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                                    Narasimha Prakash
                                    Nov 11, 2016 at 7:28 am
                                    Can the parents of this little one show the killings of the innocent people by the terrorists and see the reaction ? What does the child knows about Trump and his policies. It is just a show. I wish the children are taught good moral and human valueds at this age than some trash like this one.
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                                      SonaliRanade
                                      Nov 11, 2016 at 6:53 am
                                      Indian Express....I salute your writing. You have gone all the way down by publishing such sh*t. So u mean there r no 5 years old girls crying in syria..when Muslims r killing muslims..?
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                                        pps
                                        Nov 11, 2016 at 9:44 am
                                        how c have anything to do with it?who poisoned her mind????now i know why muslim children r aligned to terrorist organisation....bqs of dar parents brain washing....and they bame it to Imams...
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                                          Ramesh
                                          Nov 11, 2016 at 6:22 am
                                          Trump's open stand on Muslims has earned him US Presidentship, just like Gujrat riots earned PM's post for Modi.
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                                            Sayed
                                            Nov 11, 2016 at 6:36 am
                                            Check your DNA test about genuinity of your fathers name that you have added next to your name.
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