CBC: “‘It’s like living in a nightmare’: Canadian Muslims describe their experiences after 9/11”

The establishment media has given us story after story about Muslims supposedly being victimized in the West after 9/11, and nary a single one about the fact that the jihad threat is still very much with us, in the West and around the world.

“‘It’s like living in a nightmare’: Canadian Muslims describe their experiences after 9/11,” CBC, September 10, 2021 (thanks to Henry):

Growing up in Edmonton in the 1970s and 1980s, lawyer Dany Assaf never saw himself as any different than his friends and neighbours.

His family had a rich history in Canada — his great-grandfather moved to the country from Lebanon in 1927 and helped build the first mosque in Canada. Like many boys his age, Assaf also dreamed of becoming an NHL player.

His family’s Muslim faith never came in the way of their Canadian identity.

“We never imagined, we never even thought that we could ever be portrayed as the ‘other,’” the author of Say Please and Thank You & Stand in Line told Day 6.

But that changed on Sept. 11, 2001, when the militant terrorist group al-Qaeda flew hijacked commercial airliners into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon.

The attacks killed nearly 3,000 people, including at least 24 Canadians.

“It’s like living in a nightmare because now you’ve got stereotypes and prejudices that are being attributed to you when you have absolutely nothing to do with this kind of terrorist act,” he said….

You might also like
Leave A Reply

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More