The wife of the imam, in charge of the proposed Ground Zero mosque
has compared the treatment of Muslims in America to the German and
American discrimination of Jews.
“This is like a metastasised anti-Semitism, that’s what we feel
right now. It’s not even Islamophobia, it’s beyond that, it’s hate
of Muslims. And we are deeply concerned,” The New York Post quoted
the imam’s wife Daisy Khan, wife of Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf, as
“The community board has overwhelmingly supported this. So have all
the politicians, Scott Stringer, Mayor Bloomberg. We have to be
cognizant that we also have a constitutional right,” she added.
Despite opposition, Khan insisted the project would move forward.
“Of course, it has to go ahead. There’s so much at stake,” she