hate crime

Hate Crimes
3:58 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Seattle-area Muslims say they were targeted by hate crime

The car driven by a group of young Muslims was vandalized with ethnic slurs, scratches and vulgar pictures.
CAIR

A civil rights group is calling for the FBI to investigate what they say was a hate crime against nine Seattle-area Muslims.

On Sept. 1, Philip Brown and eight other young Muslim friends set out for a jet skiing trip to Lake Chelan, driving a Toyota Prius and a rented BMW 3 series sedan. After an afternoon in the freezing cold water, they say they returned to the parking area to find the BMW covered in racist slogans.

“Doon coons,” and another anti-Muslim slur that includes the “N-word” were scrawled in permanent marker, along with scratches and vulgar images.

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Sikh Community
12:04 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

From Seattle area Sikhs, shock and sadness at Wis. killing

Sikh communities around the Puget Sound region say they’re dismayed and saddened by the mass killing at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin Sunday, and they’re appealing for more education and outreach to the broader public.

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