A Vulnerable Community

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After the Paris attack last Friday, my news feed was inundated with statuses of my friends expressing their horror, shock and grief over the horrifying incident that happened in the glamorous City of Lights. As someone who is not interested in expressing opinions on social media, I felt obliged to say something about this tragedy, but my thoughts were just scattered around. I was shocked and frightened. However, what surprised me the most was the kind of thoughts that suddenly pop up in my head when I scrolled down the news thread about the attack. “What’s so wrong with Islam?”. I know that I’m not alone with this doubt, which is even more problematic, as I have seen this point repeated from time to time during my discussions with friends about recent terrorist attacks.

Although I am clearly not a Muslim, Islam has always been intrinsically intriguing to me. During my…

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