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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:34 PM

Anti-Muslim violence spiralling out of control in America

Source: Aljazeera Global News

On the evening of December 27, an Indian immigrant to America named Sunando Sen was pushed by a stranger onto the subway tracks in New York City and struck and killed by an oncoming train. Sen had called New York home for years, and after years of hard work and struggle had recently managed to achieve his lifelong goal of opening a small business of his own, a copy shop in Upper Manhattan.

The following day, the NYPD announced the arrest of Erika Menendez, a 31-year-old woman who had been spotted on security footage fleeing the scene after Sen had been pushed. Upon being detained and taken to a 112th Precinct police station for questioning, Menendez confessed to Sen's murder and revealed as her motivation a desire to commit violence against Muslims.
Menendez told police, "I pushed a Muslim off the train tracks because I hate Hindus and Muslims… Ever since 2001 when they put down the Twin Towers, I've been beating them up."

Muslim-Americans, as well as Hindus, Sikhs and others who purportedly "look Muslim" have been humiliated, assaulted and in many cases murdered by individuals often galvanised to violence by politicians and media figures who have enthusiastically engaged in public hatemongering against the Muslim community in the country.

Far from being aberrations, these incidents are in line with national statistics which show anti-Muslim violence in America nearing record highs, a trend which comes in tandem with highly public campaigns against mosque construction as well as fear-mongering by politicians and media figures regarding alleged plots by Muslim-Americans to override the constitution and impose Islamic law on the country.




Read more: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/12/20121230135815198642.html

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Sunlei Jan 2013 OP
Sinistrous Jan 2013 #1
L0oniX Jan 2013 #2
Sunlei Jan 2013 #3
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Douglas Carpenter Jan 2013 #5

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:42 PM

1. Kick

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:43 PM

2. They are looking for a local asshole who shot someone with a pellet gun for looking Arabic - link

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Response to L0oniX (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 02:47 AM

3. Oh my gosh that is terrible. Same stuff here in Houston idiots /w pellets, paintballs, darts, arrows

Not only Muslim type people are targets of these out of control people, homeless people, anyone on the street, even pets and livestock are victims many times.

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Response to Sunlei (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 12:06 PM

4. We had an Arab family in the thrift store, yesterday...

And one of the other customers started on a screaming rant about how we shouldn't have let the family in because they may be suicide bombers. We had to call the cops on this lunatic to remove him from the building.

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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 10:31 PM

5. knr

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