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    Posted: 28 January 2019 at 2:43am
2 Years after Travel Ban Protests, Muslims Help Airport Employees

DALLAS, Texas – A group of leading American Muslim groups distributed hot pizzas and food boxes to employees at DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport), two years after the first travel ban was imposed shattering the lives of many Muslims and their families.

“The irony is that two years ago exactly, we were in this airport protesting the Muslim Ban,” Imam Omar Suleiman said, WFAA reported.

In January 2017, thousands of Muslims stood in Terminal D to free detainees. Suleiman said over three days of protesting, they made friendships with TSA employees who took care of them.

In 2019, Muslims returned the favor, making sure to help employees affected by government shutdown since late December.

“It’s sad that they have to choose between food for groceries and their medication at this point,” Saadia Ahmed, who was also delivering gifts on Friday, said.

She said almost everyone knows someone impacted by the shutdown...

http://aboutislam.net/muslim-issues/america/2-years-after-travel-ban-protests-muslims-help-airport-employees/




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