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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Mar 10, 2006 at 17:06

No problem, Dima. At least you're honest which is all that anyone can ask. However, it is very important to directly challenge such statements as they can paint a very false picture. This applies to both sides of the argument!

"after the 9-11 thing most arab and muslims and arab were kicked out from the U-S.".

It is quite clear from the statistics (provided by Libyan of all people!) that 17 000 deportations represents less than 0.2% of the Arab/Muslim population of the United States. This is very different. It means that 99.8% (nearly 100 percent) were not deported. And of that 0.2% most would all appear to have been 'illegals' anyway as they did not have valid visas.

So you see, although your personal experiences may differ, and there is always an exception to every rule, the facts clearly indicate that the persecution of Arabs/Muslims in the US simply doesn't exist to the extent that the troublemakers might suggest!
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