“Terrorism has nothing to do with Islam”: #MeetAMuslim Campaign Breaks Down Barriers-Educates Public About Islam

Source: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/MeetAMuslim-Education-Islam-Public-415963653.html

Iftikhar Khan and his son talk to strangers in San Jose about the religion of Islam. (March 11, 2017)

Iftikhar Khan, donning a white T-shirt with an American flag imprinted on it, graced the streets of San Jose on Saturday to teach the public about one topic: Islam.

“The vast majority of Americans don’t know a Muslim and a lot of Americans are afraid of Muslims,” he said. “I can understand why. There are a lot of negative things that a very, very, very small percentage of Muslims across the world are doing and the rest of us (Muslims) are not speaking out and so that’s what I’m here to do today, to educate my fellow Americans.”

Khan’s plan unfolded as part of the the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association’s inaugural #MeetAMuslim Day, which featured hundreds of Muslims answering questions about their faith in several cities across the county.

“The vast majority of the 1.6 billion Muslims, like 99.9 percent, are peaceful,” he said. “Islam means peace.”… read more at source.

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