Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Islamophobia rising in America - Death threats sent to Metro Muslims

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070502/UPDATE/705020437/1003/METRO

Threatening letter mailed to Muslim advocacy group
Gregg Krupa / The Detroit News

SOUTHFIELD -- The Council on American Islamic Relations-Michigan received a letter Monday that threatened to "terminate all Muslims" in Metro Detroit, according to officials at the Muslim civil rights organization. "We received hate mail in the past mocking the Qur'an and the Prophet Muhammad, including a page from the Qur'an with feces spread on it, but we had not yet received any threats of being killed," said Dawud Walid, the executive director of CAIR-Michigan.(MORE)


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