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Mother of British backpacker killed in Queensland blasts Trump's "horror" list.

The mother a woman who was stabbed to death at a backpackers in Home Hill, near Townsville, in August last year, has slammed the inclusion of her murder on a list of “underreported terror attacks” released by the Trump administration.

The list described 78 attacks that were “executed or inspired by” Islamic State since September 2014. The Sydney Lindt Cafe siege and the shooting murder of police worker Curtis Cheng in Parramatta were also included on the list.

It is alleged Rosie Ayliffe’s 21-year-old daughter Mia Ayliffe-Chung was murdered by 29-year-old Frenchman Smail Ayad, who is believed to have had romantic interest in her.

A 30-year-old British man, Tom Jackson, was also killed after he sustained critical injuries trying to come to Ayliffe-Chung’s aid during the attack.

Mia Ayliffe-Chung was murdered in August 2015. Image via Facebook.

Reports suggest Ayad used the Arabic phrase “Allahu akbar” both during the attack and his arrest, but police ruled out any links to terrorism in their preliminary investigations of the incident.

In an open letter to Donald Trump, Ayliffe wrote that she would not allow her daughter's death to be used to "further this insane persecution of innocent people".

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Mum Rosie wrote that she would not allow her daughter's death to persecute "innocent people". Image via Facebook.

"The circumstances of Mia and Tom's deaths prove that those with the strength of character to travel the world and learn about other cultures should be cherished as brave, resilient characters who have so much to offer if they are nurtured and given opportunities rather than defeated by adverse circumstances.

"Treating immigrants as disposable commodities and disregarding their safety causes deaths throughout our so-called civilised world."

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Image via Facebook.

Rosie added that the possibility of Mia and Tom's deaths being linked to a terror attack was "discounted in the early stages of the police investigation".

"This vilification of whole nation states and their people based on religion is a terrifying reminder of the horror that can ensue when we allow ourselves to be led by ignorant people into darkness and hatred," she wrote.

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