August 29th, 2010
03:24 PM ET

Cabbie stabbed after Muslim question out of work, worried

New York cab driver Ahmed Sharif cannot bring himself to talk about the young man who allegedly cut his throat and nearly killed him last week, a taxi union representative said Sunday.

"Ahmed is a strong man, but mentally he has limits," said Bhairavi Desai of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. "The trauma he's experienced will last for a long time."

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- CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor

Filed under: 'Ground zero mosque' • Islam • Muslim • New York • United States • Violence

soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. Jochebed

    So CNN are you going to run a piece on every other individual in NYC stabbed that weekend? Or do you just focus on the groups you want to promote?

    September 1, 2010 at 6:13 am |
  2. Jinn the Kafir

    Never is their a comment from Muslims whenever an American Muslim attacks and or slaughters innocent non-Muslim Americans in the name of Allah, such as Nidal Malik Hasan at Fort Hood 2010, or Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar at the University of North Carolina 2006, or Naveed Afzal Haq at the Seattle Jewish Federation 2006, or Abdul Rahman Yasin of the 1993 WTC attack, or Abdul Walid Hamid at the California shopping mall 2009, or Abdulhakem Mujahid Muhammad in Little Rock, Arkansas 2009, or Ahmed Omar Abu Ali in Virginia, 2003, or Faleh Hassan Almaleki at Glendale, Arizona 2009, or Hasan Akbar at Camp Pennsylvania, Kuwait 2003...Whenever such events occur (and the trend is increasing) the silence from Muslims is deafening. But! If people object to the location of a mosque, or one single Muslim gets criticized, or if some artist draws a silly cartoon, then Muslims come out of the woodwork in droves, in a frenzy, and begin to defend their ridiculous cult, the one they claim is peaceful.

    August 30, 2010 at 3:40 pm |
    • rchoo

      Is it surprising to you that there are so many attacks from Muslims?

      Remember It is your country that welcome them in the first place and they are protected by your 1st amendment. This is what I called digging your on grave or rather U asked for it. Well, America I guess it is time to wake up while u still can.

      God Bless America.

      August 31, 2010 at 2:06 pm |
  3. TheWrathOfEditor

    Now there's a completely screwed up headline. Those Sunday afternoon beers kinda make it all blurry, don't they?

    August 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm |
    • nudge

      What about all those spaces that are missing from your screen-name?

      That cabbie has benefits thanks to worker's comp., according to the article. Two-thirds of 30k? That's good money, but raising children can be expensive, especially with how some companies gouge the heII out of new parents.
      Diapers, formula, etc., is all extremely overpriced. There's your "free market" in action – making sure that everybody pays more than they should have to. I guess those companies must hate children.

      That family is so lucky he survived. Too many people are killed directly and indirectly by others these days. Mental health is the invisible elephant in our society, made worse by unemployment and social pressure to succeed.

      August 29, 2010 at 5:28 pm |
    • EM

      Totally, TheWrathOfEditor! “Cabbie stabbed after Muslim question out of work, worried” - I’m like: what ??
      What kind of grammar is that?

      Correct: Cabbie (who was) stabbed after (he was asked a) Muslim question (is) out of work, (and is) worried

      August 30, 2010 at 8:13 pm |
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