The Roundtable
3:20 pm
Wed May 5, 2004

Roundtable: Why I Am a Muslim - Azma Gull Hasan

Albany, NY – Did you know that after 9/11 there were Muslim peace marches in the US? Or that Islam and the US share some very basic values, like a belief in democracy? First generation American Azma Hasan wanted to inform her fellow Americans about her religion and its culture, and wrote, "Why I Am A Muslim". According to Hasan, women's rights are deeply rooted in Islam. Susan Arbetter asked her how it is then, that in many countries, Muslim women are treated as 2nd class citizens...