The rights of Muslims to practice Islam and to live safely within US have been gravely compromised by a striking increase in Islamophobia - orchestrated by the appalling rhetoric of religious bigots, racists and hatemongers, the Islamic Post reported. The Americans Muslims took a standing late November by delivering a petition to the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon calling for protection of the human and religious rights of American Muslims.

The group's objective is to enlist the aid of the UN in stopping the saturation of the media airwaves and print that is supporting hate speech under the guise of free speech. A prime example of such is the blasphemous fictional film, which spurned violence and deaths. The Muslims of the Americas call for the UN to stop those who undermine the rights granted to all Americans to practice religion freely.

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