Margaret Sarfehjooy> The Business of Islamophobia

Originally published in the WAMM Newsletter. Even more relevant now!

Rise Up Times

The Business of Islamophobia

A positive view of Muslims would hinder the multibillion dollar Islamophobia industry that promotes fear as part of the
U.S. “War on Terror.”

By Margaret Sarfehjooy  WAMM Newsletter  March/April 2013

Part I: The Attack on CAIR-MN

With offices in the U.S. and Canada, the Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has worked to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America since its establishment in 1994. It is America’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy group. Because Minnesota is home to the largest Somali diaspora in the U.S., much of it in Minneapolis/St. Paul, the state’s CAIR office is often involved with advocacy for people of Somali origin—hearing complaints, advising them of their rights, and helping to resolve issues of harassment, discrimination, and bias.

Subscribe or “Follow” us on For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click…

View original post 1,644 more words

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: