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Tensions against Muslims in Greece

Muslims in Greece celebrating Eid ul Adha (don’t forget to join the Muslim Student Association event at noon on Thursday in the Driscoll Gallery) were mistreated in Greece.  The actions reflect growing tensions between Greeks and the increasing immigrant population.  The New York Times has the story.  An excerpt:

While the Muslims prayed, some locals shouted obscenities from their balconies and waved Greek flags. Leaflets that depicted pigs — an animal Muslims consider unclean — were scattered across the square.

“There is a (unofficial) mosque near here but we’re afraid to go there,” said a 30-year old migrant from Bangladesh, who gave his name as Shamasul. “Sometimes Greeks in the neighborhood threaten to kill us.”

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