Category: In the Press
Published on 08 November 2013
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BALLWIN, Mo. (KMOX) - A report released Thursday morning claims that while Muslim-Americans are generally being treated better in the U.S., they still face significant hurdles both socially and politically.
“We have seen a small, but highly welcome, decline in Islamophobia within the United States,” said Faizan Syed, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). “We graph Islamophobia on a ten-point scale: we have seen a drop to 5.9 from 6.4 since 2010.”
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