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Post 9/11: Discrimination In The United States

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According to CAIR.com, the council of American-Islamic Relations, “Almost 4 in 10 Americans have an unfavorable view of Islam.” Malala Yousafzai said that: “there should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion”. Discrimination comes in many forms such as age, gender, ethnicity, religion, and more. It had always been part of human nature; nevertheless, after the tragedy incident of 9/11 Muslims are widely seen as victims of discrimination especially those in foreign countries. Discrimination came in the form of both oppression and violence. Moreover, these bullies lead to a number of serious effects on a person's life such as depression and anxiety. Even though, some think that all Muslims cause violence,…show more content…
After 9/11, Muslim Americans were targeted for bullying while they got into depression and anxiety. Muslims were blamed and pursed for revenge. Following 9/11, approximately 18,000 Muslims were deported, while 15,000 were arrested or held back. Several victims of 9/11 were innocent Muslims, ranging in age from unborn to late 60s.“94% of terrorist attacks carried out in the United States from 1980 to 2005 have been by non-Muslims,” Alnatour a writer at HUFFINGTONPOST.com writes. As he mentions the number of terrorist attacks are mostly held by non-Muslims; however, Muslims are blamed for it. Mostly people refer to Muslim Americans to ignore others crimes. Since 9/11, American Muslims are adrift; in addition, they are suffering a 10% salary cut. Ms. Elhuni, who is an American citizen and a Georgia State University political science graduate student was sitting inside a coffee shop in Atlanta when she was harassed by a man identified only as…show more content…
Despite the fact that Muslims hate terrorism more than many others, the society falsely points on Islamic believers for satisfaction. It is believed that Muslims are causing violence around the world. The world, in which people figure the differences, the society averted to layout the difference between Radical Islam and Islam. The community knows who to blame when a terrorist explodes a bomb, but does a Muslim know who to blame when he/she get disgraced and harassed? The public and the media can’t see that Muslims are also a human being who have emotions. Criticising one another isn’t the solution to Terrorism. Everyone must come together to wipe out terrorism
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