23 October 2010

The ugly face of Islamaphobia

From (US) ABC News
The Sept. 11 attacks, the Iraq war and suicide bombings worldwide have changed not only the way we live but the way we look at those around us, especially Muslims. "Islamophobia" has entered the American vernacular, and the anti-Muslim attitudes and prejudice it describes remain common.

But what if you witnessed "Islamophobia" in action and saw someone being victimized because of someone else's prejudices? What would you do?
As the father, of a soldier just returned home from serving in Iraq, said "every person deserves to be treated with respect and dignity".

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