Yet another opportunity to portray muslims as victims, and push for acceptance and understanding of their myths
Olympics: Ramadan clash with Games a challenge for Muslims
Friday May 25, 2012
Muslims are required to abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk during the 30-day holy month, which begins on July 20 and overlaps with the Olympics. But al-Malki and the 3,500 other Muslim athletes expected to compete in London may look to ancient Islamic tenets that allow exemptions for travelers, the sick and others out of concern that not eating or drinking, even water, throughout the day could put them at a competitive disadvantage.
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