NY Cab Driver Allegedly Stabbed For Being Muslim: ‘I Feel Very Sad’ | Talking Points Memo

The New York City cab driver allegedly stabbed repeatedly by a 21-year-old man who first asked if the driver was Muslim has released a statement through the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, saying “I never feel this hopeless and insecure before.”“I have been here more than 25 years,” Ahmed H. Sharif said in a statement. “I have been driving a taxi more than 15 years. All my four kids were born here. I never feel this hopeless and insecure before. Right now, the public sentiment is very serious (because of the Ground Zero Mosque debate.) All drivers should be more careful.”

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