My Testimonial: Eid al-Fitr, 9/11, and my status in America by Sami Kishawi

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by Sami Kishawi
Sixteen Minutes to Palestine
August 15, 2010

My Testimonial: Eid al-Fitr, 9/11, and my status in America I came across a rogue news headline that said “Eid festival expected to fall on 9/11. US protesters demand it be moved to another day out of respect for victims”. This isn’t just ridiculous or absurd. This is blatant prejudice. And this is my testimonial.

For those who might not know, Eid al-Fitr is a celebration or festival that Muslims observe to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Just like other Muslim holidays, it’s a strictly religious and cultural affair. It celebrates the end of the fasting period and the beginning of a purified way of life. There is absolutely no political significance to it whatsoever.

So why should it be moved?

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Progressives and 9/11: A Response to Chip Berlet’s paper, “Toxic To Democracy: Conspiracy Theories, Demonization, & Scapegoating” by Ed Ciaccio

9/11 Truth Truth by Joel S. Hirschhorn

Left-Leaning Despisers of the 9/11 Truth Movement: Do You Really Believe in Miracles? by David Ray Griffin

France: Ban on Muslim Burka a Cynical Ploy to Stoke Islamophobia by Finian Cunningham

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