Muslim internment flyers posted on UC San Diego campus
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Flyers that purported to be about the forced internment of Muslims shocked students at the University of California, San Diego this week. 

The flyers, modeled after Japanese-American internment documents from World War II, called for Muslim internment in what their creator says is an attempt to "shock and anger" people about anti-Muslim rhetoric.

"All Muslim persons, both alien and non-alien, will be evacuated from the above designated area by 12:00 o'clock noon Wednesday, April 8, 2017. No Muslim person will be permitted to enter or leave the above described area after 8:00 a.m., Thursday, April 2, 2017, without obtaining special permission from the Provost Marshal at the Civil Control Station," the flyer read, according to a local NBC report.


The flyers' anonymous creator told the NBC station that the flyers were meant to be "a warning presented as a possible future."

The flyers ultimately called for the evacuation of Muslims living in San Diego County. Students were outraged over the flyers, according to the NBC report.

The flyer comes amid reports that the Trump administration plans to a new executive order, similar to an earlier executive order that was challenged in court, that will restrict travel to the United States for citizens of several Muslim-majority countries.