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Religious terrorists

| Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 9:00 p.m.

Religious terrorists

Many people believe the shibboleth, “While all Muslims aren't terrorists, all terrorists are Muslims.” This is patently false.

There are Maoist Shining Path terrorists in Peru. There are Catholic terrorists in Columbia (FARC), Ireland (Provisional IRA) and in Spain (Basque Separatists). There are also Christian terrorists in Lebanon (the Falange) and Central Africa (The Lord's Resistance Army). Orthodox Christian terrorists can be found in Kosovo and the Ukraine. India has Hindu terrorists.

Here in the United States we have white and black supremacist groups.

People should do Internet research or visit a library before defaming an entire religion. The truth should set us free — at least free of ignorance.

Jim Harger

New Kensington

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