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2001-10-09

Yemeni Man Shot to Death Near Fresno, California

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Last Saturday a man named Abdo Ali Ahmed was shot to death behind the counter of his convenience store in theneighborhood of East Reedley, near Fresno, California. "He is one more victim of the tragedy of September 11," acommunity leader said at Ahmed’s funeral service. Ahmed was part of a community of over 6,000 Yemeni and Jordanianimmigrants who live in California’s Central Valley farm country. Arab-Americans who live in the area say they feelsingled out from the larger community for the first time ever.

Last weekend I spoke to S.U. Kapoor, a professor of Peace Studies at the California State University at Fresno, aboutdiscrimination and hate crimes in the South Asian and Arab communities.

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  • S.U. Kapoor, professor of Peace Studies at the California State University at Fresno.

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