The events of September 11, 2011, contributed to an increase in hate crimes against Muslims around the world and especially in the United States. In the first year after the September 11 attacks, anti-Islamic hate crimes in the United States rose more than 1,000%.
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I feel that the post-9/11 events have fostered more hatred and suspicion of Muslims and Arabs. In my own community, an example of backlash and discrimination that occurred was the closing of a popular Middle Eastern restaurant that had been in family business ...
A reaction to the article demonstrates how post-9/11 events have fostered more hatred and suspicion of Muslims and Arabs.