Magazine article Islamic Horizons

No to Concentration Camps

Magazine article Islamic Horizons

No to Concentration Camps

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ABOUT 200 PEOPLE GATHERED ON MARCH 24 IN FRONT OF SAN Jose, Calif., cityhall for the solidarity day organized by the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee and the South Bay Islamic Association, reported Hasan Z. Rahim, March 27 (New America Media).

Masao Suzuki, the rallys chief organizer, explained: "In the lessons learned from 75 years of resistance from 1942 -2017, we say "No to Concentration Camps' and Islamophobia. President Trumps Executive Order 13769, banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, has brought backpainful memories of internment, among the darkest chapters in American history. We will not let Muslim Americans stand alone. We will stand by them. We will not allow history to repeat. Never again!"

Fumi Tosu, affiliated with the Casa de Clara Catholic Worker of San Jose, exhorted the attendees not to repeat the mistakes of the past. …

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