Source: Independent

Muslim student who has dedicated life to fighting religious extremism is banned from returning to US

By: Matt Murphy

Zia Shah, a Fulbright scholar at the University of Chicago, was  not allowed to return after visiting parents in Pakistan for the winter holidays.“Zia is a gem,” says Yousef Casewit, a lecturer who taught Zia in his first semester. “I was looking forward to his participation in my classes this quarter. He developed educational curricula to promote religious peace. The irony of being denied entry into the USA is flabbergasting.” Read more here.



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