Quotes by Shaykh Hamza

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"Yet, I never heard anyone talking about, "Should we torture Russian spies, if we capture them, to find out what they were doing. Should we have a Guantanamo Bay for Russian spies". I never heard that; It just wasn't part of America at that time. It's why, for me, to be in this country, and to hear people talking about: "'The Torture Question'. When did it become a QUESTION?" Because I thought it was a medieval concept that we've thrown off. I thought human dignity, no matter what a person did, they were entitled to be protected in their body. That's what I thought this country was about. So what went wrong here? "

- Shaikh Hamza Yusuf (Misreading History)