Sunday, April 15, 2007

CAIR in Missouri

Since Sept. 11, 2001, an ongoing debate has been waging about the role of Muslims in the U.S. A prominent voice in this debate has been Arsalan Iftikhar, the legal director of the Council of American Islamic Relations, the largest Muslim advocacy group in the country.

Iftikhar spoke to a group of about 30 people in MU’s Ellis Auditorium on Friday afternoon about the future of Muslims in the West.

“The 8 million Muslims in the U.S. faced a new duality after Sept. 11,” Iftikhar said. “Not only was our country attacked, but our faith, our way of life and our standing in the U.S. were also attacked.”

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