Saturday, May 18, 2013

Dearborn Islamo-Fest is Cancelled

Arab International Festival in Dearborn is canceled in wake of religious tensions

"Where's my ice cream and Ferris Wheel?"

After growing religious tensions between some Christian missionaries and local Muslims, the annual Arab International Festival in Dearborn has been canceled for this year, organizers said Friday.
The announcement left many disappointed that a small number of aggressive extremists could ruin what had become a tradition in the eastern section of Dearborn, which has a significant number of Arab Americans.
The city and organizers were facing increased insurance and liability costs because of the tensions and lawsuits over the festival. Last month, the City of Dearborn had proposed moving the festival to a park instead of the traditional location on Warren Avenue in order to decrease conflict....
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(I am glad to hear this news, as we put another chink in the armour, eh? I *do* want to thank Eric from Iowa for his hard works in organizing a counter-rally, which was to take place June 15th in Dearborn, Michigan. "No hard work goes in vain..."

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