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In Midst Of Holy Month, Reckoning With New Haven Mosque Arson

May 17, 2019

Investigators say that a devastating fire at the Diyanet Mosque in New Haven was the result of arson. This hour, we hear reaction from members of that mosque community.

This fire took place during  Ramadan, a holy month of fasting that Muslims around the world are observing. Later, we talk with Connecticut Muslims about how they celebrate this religious tradition.

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GUESTS:

  • Ahmed-Tahir Nur  - Graduate student in Religious Studies at Yale, who attends the Diyanet Mosque
  • Yasin Uzun - Gateway Community College student who has been attending the Diyanet mosque since he was a child
  • Refai Arefin - Imam of the Islamic Association of Greater Hartford (the Berlin Mosque)
  • Maissane Taroua - Muslim American living in Wallingford

Chion Wolf contributed to this show.