Desecration of Quran at Texas University

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Students at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) were left appalled after discovering copies of Islam’s holy book had been dumped in a toilet on their university campus.

Desecration of Quran at Texas University

The Muslim Student Association at the UTD has condemned the
‘hateful’ act, according to The Mercury, the university’s student-run website.

The hate crime was discovered by Jonathan Schuler, a member
of the student government.

He told The Mercury: ‘I was appalled. It made a lot of the
hate I had been hearing and seeing on national news real, and very present.’

Schuler alerted other students including Sammy Lutes, who
took photos as evidence.

He said: ‘I was just really shocked. And I was kind of in
disbelief for a moment. I didn’t believe that was a real thing that must have

‘In itself, I think it is an isolated incident not part of a
larger effort. But I still think it is extremely frightening. I think that
administration should really address the situation of Islamophobia and hate on


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