19 Total Quotes

Ibrahim Hooper Quotes

The Islamic organizations that are part of the task force will do a needS assessment to see what needs there are for the people who are suffering so much in the Gulf Coast and then to evaluate what the American Muslim community can do to meet those needs.
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#Force

It's the position of just about every Muslim leader in the United States that the way you isolate extremists is to engage the mainstream. Unfortunately we haven't seen much of that occurring in this administration.
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#United States

Their conclusion would be entirely premature. For this to be treated in a manner that suggests the Army does not take this seriously is only going to further harm our nation's image and interests around the world, particularly the Muslim world.
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#Army

I think it's really a disturbing phenomenon to see that our military personnel would be engaging in such inappropriate behavior, behavior that brings dishonor to the military.
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#Behavior

We don't agree that there is widespread literature of that kind in mosques in America.
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#America

Knowing that you've done nothing wrong, that you're not connected to terrorism in any way, yet having the FBI come to your place of work, go to your neighbors, do all of these things, it's a very intimidating process.
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#Terrorism

We are getting a little tired of this kind of Kafkaesque treatment of people, where vague allegations are made and actions are taken against individuals and organizations,
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#People

I think the resolution was appropriate,
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#Resolution

It was really just a fishing expedition. They didn't catch any fish.
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#Fishing

I think the resolution was appropriate. People are people and they sometimes say things they shouldn't.
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#People

We tend to see the number of bias incidents go in cycles in large part tied to international events. It has leveled off since 9/11, but unfortunately at a higher level than prior to 9/11.
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#Events

The people who push most strongly for the policies of the state of Israel are the same people who are out there bashing Muslims.
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#Israel

I think American media have responded much more responsibly than the European media, who have wanted to stick their finger in the eye of Muslims. Maybe it's because we have such strong First Amendment protections that American media don't feel the need to publish this just because they can.
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#Media

The administration quite rightly struck a balanced tone, balancing freedom of expression with responsibility in the media.
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#Expression

We know how to deal with these things in a positive way. We're opening an education campaign on the life and legacy of the Prophet Muhammad.
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#Education

No one seems to be criticizing the company itself, but they're most concerned with the religion and ethnicity of its owners. It's what we have to deal with in the post-9/11 era.
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#Company

I wouldn't want to create the impression that I wouldn't like the government of the United States to be Islamic sometime in the future. But I'm not going to do anything violent to promote that. I'm going to do it through education.
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#Government

It's important to keep the lines of communication open.
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#Communication

It's important to keep the lines of communication open, for the FBI to understand the Muslim community better and for American Muslims to better understand law enforcement agencies.
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#Communication