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Muslims ARE speaking out, non-Muslims need to listen

Following on from previous articles in relation to the terror alert and the social ramifications in Australia:

I would like to draw readers’ attention to examples of Muslims speaking out. The first is a video of Reza Aslan on CNN. The full Media Matters report can be found HERE.

In The Age, Reem Sweid writes (please do read Reem’s full article):

No matter how much I hear that Islam is a religion of violence and oppression, I think my faith is beautiful and has shaped me in every way. I have Muslim friends who are kind, generous and loving. So it saddens and angers me to see my religion defiled by the self-titled Islamic State. But what stings even more is seeing the wider Australian community so willing to believe that these barbarians represent Islam and Muslims.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/comment/muslims-are-speaking-out-but-no-one-is-listening-20140930-10nktr.html#ixzz3Ex1OIQnr

We need to listen.

Feel free to add links to other examples in the comments.

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2 comments on “Muslims ARE speaking out, non-Muslims need to listen

  1. […] female genital mutilation is Islamic. It isn’t. If you doubt me on this, please refer to the Reza Aslan video I published earlier. There are many other erroneous myths in the community, that is just one I am […]

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