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RE: Where is the visible support from the American Muslim Community?

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Submitted by Ashraf (United States), Nov 8, 2002 at 09:56

Don,
Muslims are in the same position as Jews. I have not seen protests against the barbaric practices of Israel against civilians.
Muslims can not go out and protest against Jihad, as Jihad is deliberately always mistranslated in the western media. How many times have Muslims said that Jihad only means "struggle" and not "holy war"? There is no such term as Holy war in Islam. War is never holy. Muslims in America organize rallies because we are singled out and harassed and because we believe that the current policies only leads to more violence.
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