Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The Wrong Way to Counter Negative Stereotypes about Muslims

This news item is a week old, apparently, but I just learned of it from the Real Clear Politics blog. The fellow in the photo above is Muzzammil Hassan. According to CNN,

He launched Bridges TV, billed as the first English-language cable channel targeting Muslims inside the United States, in 2004. At the time, Hassan said he hoped the network would balance negative portrayals of Muslims following the attacks of September 11, 2001.

Last week Mr. Hassan was charged with torturing and beheading his wife, Aasiya Hassan (the woman on the right in the photo above), who had filed for a divorce earlier this month.

The photo above, of Mr. Hassan and his late wife, comes from the CNN article.

1 comment:

Mohammad Schwartz said...

He told he she could run away and he'd even give her a 'head' start.