Morning Briefs

“A Monument to Terrorists”

One News Network is claiming that the Ground Zero Victory Mosque will be “a monument to terrorists.”

FoxNews? Nope, Try Al Arabiya, a TV network based in the United Arab Emirates.

“I can’t imagine that Muslims [actually] want a mosque at this particular location, because it will become an arena for the promoters of hatred, and a monument to those who committed the crime,” wrote Al-Arabiya director Abd Al-Rahman al-Rashid in the column, which was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute. “Moreover, there are no practicing Muslims in the area who need a place to worship, because it is a commercial district. Is there anyone who is [really] eager [to build] this mosque?”

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/alana-goodman/2010/08/17/arab-tv-director-ground-zero-mosque-would-be-monument-terrorists#ixzz0wxTFLq40

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