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Muslims Demonstrate at the US (Blaine) Border

First published in The Bellingham Herald as “American Muslims protest border detentions in Blaine” on July 12, 2011.

Why are we Muslims demonstrating for our rights? What rights are being violated?

After 9/11, it seemed as if open season had been declared against us Muslims. Muslims were imprisoned without charges or trials for months and years before being released without explanation. Islamophobia has become one of the most lucrative enterprises in America. Entire industries depend on its survival and profit on the promotion of anti-Muslim fear as they present themselves as saviors against Islam and Muslims, er, “terrorism.” The equation has been established. Continue reading

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