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Head of Bombed Minnesota Mosque Denounces Trump for Stoking Hate & Violence Against Somali Community | Democracy Now!

9.8.17

#Head of Bombed Minnesota Mosque Denounces Trump for Stoking Hate & Violence Against Somali Community | Democracy Now!: Governor Mark Dayton has condemned as terrorism Saturday’s attack on the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. The explosive device was thrown through the mosque office’s window around 5 a.m. as people were gathering for morning prayers. No one was injured, but the bombing damaged the office. The FBI has taken over the investigation, but so far President Donald Trump has not commented on the attack despite having sent over 25 tweets since the blast. Islamophobic attacks against Muslims and mosques nationwide have been on the rise since Trump was elected. We speak with Mohamed Omar, executive director of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center.


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