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NY Cab Driver Allegedly Stabbed For Being Muslim: ‘I Feel Very Sad’ | TPMMuckraker

The New York City cab driver allegedly stabbed repeatedly by a 21-year-old man who first asked if the driver was Muslim has released a statement through the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, saying “I never feel this hopeless and insecure before.”

“I have been here more than 25 years,” Ahmed H. Sharif said in a statement. “I have been driving a taxi more than 15 years. All my four kids were born here. I never feel this hopeless and insecure before. Right now, the public sentiment is very serious (because of the Ground Zero Mosque debate.) All drivers should be more careful.”

The release went on to describe the way the alleged incident turned violent, saying that the suspect, Michael Enright of Brewster, New York, “started out friendly, asking Mr. Sharif about where he was from, how long he had been in America, if he was Muslim and if he was observing fast during Ramadan.”


August 25, 2010 - Posted by | Muslim

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