Posted on July 29, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Hannah Rosenthal, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism for the U.S. Department of State, discusses the recent tragic events in Oslo and the ensuing debate over the role hate speech is playing in violence aimed at minority groups.
Salam Al-Marayati, Executive Director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), continued the discussion of hate speech focusing on how the American Muslim community has been affected by heightened anti-Muslim sentiment in the media and government.
Geneive Abdo, Fellow and Iran analyst at The Century Foundation, discusses Iran's Green Party and the unprecedented falling out between Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Abdo also discussed data from the latest AAI poll on Arab attitudes toward Iran.