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Young Muslims try to show others Islam urges peace

About 25 young Muslims rallied in the Boston Common Sunday afternoon in an effort to protect their religion from what they said are misperceptions stemming from violent acts others have committed in the name of Islam.

“We’re just saying what Islam is and what Islam is not,” said Hanad Duale, one of six Muslims who organized the rally. “We’re trying to educate the public, that probably doesn’t know more that what they’ve heard from media and from propaganda.”

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