The British author J K Rowling, well known for the Harry Potter series said that Mr. Trump was worse than the books’ arch-villain, Lord Voldemort.
British Prime Minister David Cameron referred Trump’s position as “divisive, unhelpful and quite simply wrong.”
“Mr. Trump, like others, fuels hatred,” and “Our only enemy is radical Islamism.”Prime Minister Manuel Valls of France wrote on Twitter as a response to Trump’s comment.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Tuesday called Trump’s rhetoric “offensive and toxic,” saying his plan “disqualifies him from serving as president” because he would be violating the U.S. Constitution if he implemented it, should he win the country’s 2016 presidential contest.
Trump’s comment is widely shared in social media and he is receiving criticism from every nook and corner. Arab world calls him as an Islamophobe and warned that he could push young people towards the Islamic State.
“A lot of people in the Middle East think of the United States as the last place we can go if things turn really bad, as it is the place of freedom and liberty,” said Mr Rachid Tlemcani, a professor of political science at the University of Algiers, war. “I think that sort of comment could even invite some act of violence against America. I think he is not responsible.”he added.
But Mr. Trump’s position also had its admirers. He got hundreds of supportive comments on China’s Twitter-like social media site, Weibo, where supporters linked his idea to their own fears of the Uighurs, a minority Muslim group in China’s northwestern region.
Responding to some criticism Mr. Trump defended his proposal but said any ban would be temporary and would not apply to United States citizens.
Donald J Trump is infamous for his racist comments ,especially against Mexican immigrant.