A New York Police Department officer watches as Muslims and their interfaith supporters eat during a demonstration and Iftar celebration during Ramadan outside of Trump Tower in New York, US, June 1, 2017.
A New York Police Department officer watches as Muslims and their interfaith supporters eat during a demonstration and Iftar celebration during Ramadan outside of Trump Tower in New York, US, June 1, 2017.

In the aftermath of the Portland attack last week, fear is growing in the American Islamic community. On Thursday, Muslim and immigrant groups in New York joined together for evening prayer and Iftar.

Their message to President Trump: Muslims and immigrants are a vital part of New York, and the whole country.

Iftar, the traditional breaking of the Ramadan fast, took place in front of Trump Towers in New York.

TRT World's Henry Morton has more.

Source: TRTWorld and agencies