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Eighteen thousand Muslims rally in New York

Arab American News

October 6, 1995 | Barbara Nimri Aziz

“It was undoubtedly the largest rally in American Muslim history,” says Sister Aisha Al-Adawiya about the recent Bosnia march in New York. Al-Adawiya is director of Women in Islam, one of many local organizations involved in the Sept. 16 effort. Outraged by continued Western inaction over ongoing atrocities in Bosnia, these Americans came together at New York’s Dag Hammersjkold Plaza outside the UN to condemn the world body “for its hypocrisy and betrayal of Muslims in Bosnia and elsewhere in the world.”
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