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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

In with details of the raids are a disturbing number of apparent hate crimes directed at Muslims

Pakistan Times | Top Story: Police in UK swoops on South Asians after London Blasts

I just don't get where people lash out at individuals who have nothing to do with terrorism because of their ethnicity, religion, clothing, or other signs of 'otherness'. One man in Nottingham is dead. Granted, it's sporadic and not limited to any one area (there are reports from Britain, New Zealand, and the US). I suppose it was an inevitable backlash to be expected, but it still saddens me.

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