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Sirhan a Christian: Assassination of Bobby Kennedy

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Submitted by Amos Donohue (Canada), Aug 15, 2002 at 10:17

In your list of terrorist actions by Muslims in the USA - would the assassination of Robert Kennedy by Sirhan Sirhan in 1968 not also be a major signpost? I assume he was a Muslim immigrant - possibly a Palestinian.

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Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, born March 19, 1944, in Jerusalem, is a Christian, not a Muslim.

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