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Minnesota Muslims talk of backlash against them


The message delivered Monday night in a Minneapolis mosque was clear: We stand with you.

More than 100 elected officials, community leaders, law enforcement officials and faith leaders from churches and synagogues jammed a Cedar-Riverside mosque to condemn the hatred, violence and phobic rhetoric that is erupting against Muslims in the wake of recent U.S. and international terrorist attacks.

“I see unity here,” said Jibril Afyari Afyare, president of the Somali-American Citizens League.


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