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CAIR, MPAC, Religious Leaders: Don't Mention Jihad at Ground Zero
by John Rossomando
Two national Islamist organizations and other aligned Arab-American groups have hopped on the bandwagon to expunge references "Islamic" or "Islamist" from a film about al-Qaida which will be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.
The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) are among the groups which called the video "ill-considered and insufficiently vetted" in a letter to museum leadership.
The signatories demand that "stereotypical" elements in the film, "The Rise of Al-Qaeda," be addressed and that they are allowed to view it. They also suggest that the film leads viewers to blame Islam as a whole the 9/11 attacks.
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