My Open Letter to the Southern Poverty Law Center
I think it's the moral duty of everyone to reject silencing and show Muslims that they cannot expect others to adhere to their religion and to respect a warlord who died 1500 years ago.
when an organization claims to "fight hate" and "teach tolerance", I expect it
to support people like me. Because I think I do those things. But it's clear
that the existence of Islamophobia in the West warrants such a reaction that
Islamic societies should have no internal critics, and that "fighting hate",
for someone like me, means simply not existing.