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2013/08/18

Posted by ou katakrima in General.
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Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor in religion and media at Syracuse University … cited the post-9/11 harassment of Sikh men, who were mistaken for militant Muslims because of their turbans. Similarly, Orthodox Christian immigrants from the Middle East who speak Arabic were harassed and their buildings vandalized by “people who simply couldn’t understand that this was a completely different group than the people they wished to punish.”

http://www.religionnews.com/2013/06/06/religious-leaders-welcome-fbi-hate-crimes-data-collection/

 

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