Skip to comments.Ohio Muslims, Arabs growing anxious in post - 9/11 U.S.
Posted on 09/03/2004 5:56:13 PM PDT by 4.1O dana super trac pak
Ziad Akir, who heads the Athens Islamic Center at 13 Stewart St., doesn't have "solid evidence" the center is being watched. But no one at the center knows who owns the black SUV that frequently has been seen parked in their lot.
"(One member) claims that there is strange equipment on the car with flashing indicators. I don't know for sure, but it may be a possibility," said Akir speculating on whether someone may be spying on the center.
Some may scoff at Akir's claim as a bout of paranoia during trying times for Arab Americans and those whose faith is Islam. Think again, advises another prominent Ohio Muslim, who contends he has heard of similiar complaints from nearly every mosque in the state.
"We hear of mosques being spied on, being watched, quite frequently," said Jad Humeidan, director of CAIR Ohio. CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) is considered one of Muslim America's most influential non-profits.
He said that the identity of whoever is conducting the surveillance remains a mystery. And if the mystery is nothing more than a perceived -- as opposed to real -- threat, it appears justified for Arab Americans during the post-9/11 era of fear.
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Excuse the excerpt.
Islam is a death cult.
I sure as hell hope the FBI is watching the mosques and "islamic cultural centers" like a hawk.
From Germany to Italy, mosques have been used to organize terror cells.
Shoot, I *WISH* they had reason to be scared.
Muslims should gtfo of this country.
We should treat Mohamemdanism like we treated Nazism post Pearl Harbor.
Maybe if they stood up to mass scale warcrimes in their name they'd be treated better? Right now I'm surprised we haven't rounded them up and shipped them out or to extermination camps.
Bad timing to try this sob story crap, eh?
It isnt the FBI....I wish I had the picture but it is the Ohio Chapter of the Redneck Corps!!!!!
I'm certain there's no paranoia at all among Russian mothers and fathers tonight.
Poor Muslims. Soooooooooo misunderstood.
Whoops! So, that is where I parked my black SUV.
Sorry guys, my bad.
when those in govt fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear their govt their in tyranny.
When Moslems fear the infidels, there is peace. When the infidels fear the Moslems, there is destruction.
a little paranoia is "a good thing"
Just because you're paranoid, that doesn't mean that somebody isn't really out to get you.
I'm not gonna say what I really want to say about Muslims and there whining.
Problem is, it (their whining) is effective.
Well...what do they expect???
Paging CAIR, paging CAIR. Please pick up the courtesy OUTRAGE phone!
One good way to prevent this is to act like Americans unstead of democrats.
Are they breaking out the tin-foil turbans yet ?
Maybe you should pack up and go home...at least that way you'd be in the country of your choice...and happy...rather than here where you obviously arent...
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