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Ibtihaj Muhammad speaks

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Submitted by Prashant (United States), Aug 16, 2016 at 19:47

Dear Dr Pipes,

The first Hijab wearing US athlete won an Olympic medal. Normally this will not be an event worth reporting on but as soon as she won she made Islam the topic of discussion (or the media made Islam the topic of discussion for her). And, Ms Muhammad without delay repeated the tired phrase that the country that she belongs to is very inclusive. We are not interested. We know that US is very inclusive. We live and breath it every day. Unfortunately the philosophy that Ms Muhammad demonstrably represents is not that inclusive. When will there be a secular democracy in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. That is the question that must be raised every day by everyone including Ibtihaj Muhammad. Long live freedom in every inch of land on this planet.

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