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American Borders: Roth and Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi

american borders: The group's director, Kenneth Roth, singled out President Donald Trump, saying he has broken all the taboos against racism, against misogyny, against xenophobia, according to CTV. While Trump's supporters welcome his frank discourse, Roth warns that it has dangerous implications beyond American borders. In an annual report assessing the state of human rights around the world, the advocacy group says immigrant-bashing and other populist policies pose an enormous threat to hard-fought minority rights in democratic countries. Trump has this insatiable admiration for strongmen, like Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt or President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, Roth said in an interview with The Associated Press in Paris. The report urges democratic governments to address the problems that allowed populism to prosper, such as income inequality, fears of terrorism and growing migration. This makes it much more difficult to stigmatize these authoritarian leaders when Trump says these are great guys, he said. ( As reported in the news.