By Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald
Some Tri-City Muslims feel as if they were attacked on two fronts, as Americans concerned for their country and with their faith becoming a target.
"We are people of peace," said Dr. Kaleem Ullah of Richland, a 30-year member of the center. "Islam teaches peace, and our Prophet Mohammad was a messenger of peace."
After all, in Islam, to kill one person is to kill the world in God's eyes, said Rifaey, a retired mechanical and nuclear engineer with Energy Northwest and Hanford.
Still, Ullah, a retired mechanical engineer at Hanford, said post-9/11 has seen the rise of an anti-Islam cottage industry, with Islamophobic literature and websites rapidly increasing.
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Regardless of whether muslims are "concerned" by opposition to islamisation and the building of Babylon the Great or not, there will always be opposition, even as Mystery Babylon goes on its prophesied blood-fest against the saints and martyrs of Jesus:
"I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered with great amazement." (Mystery Babylon)