I Hereby Condemn All Past, Present And Future Terrorism In My Name: Kutty

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An email asking what I, as a Muslim, thought of the Manchester massacre is how I learned of the attack.

The suspicion that I may sympathize reveals the insidious nature of Islamophobia. The inferences that Islam (and not a deviation) endorses such heinous acts is dangerous.

One may argue that this belief is reasonable given the many terrorist acts carried out in the name of Islam. Indeed, since the beginning of Ramadan there have been more than 25 Muslim-linked terrorist attacks. The London terrorists, for instance, allegedly shouted “this is for Allah,” as if God needed another dead body.

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Toronto Star