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Marine Reservist attacks Greek Priest in Tampa thinking he is a terrorist listen

11/10/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A U.S. Marine Reservist was arrested for attacking a Greek Orthodox Priest in Tampa Monday night. The victim was hit in the head with a tire iron.

The assault might be investigated as a hate crime because the alleged attacker told police an Arabic male tried to rob him and he was going to take him into custody. The Tampa Bay Human Rights Council is condemning the attack; Ahmed Bedier is their president.

Bedier is also the co-host of the WMNF program True Talk.

The Tampa Police say ...


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