Local Muslims say hanging cast pall on holiday
By Beth Daley, Globe Staff | December 31, 2006
Saddam Hussein's execution on one of Islam's holiest holidays was disrespectful and cast a pall on a day traditionally reserved for acts of compassion and celebration with family and friends, some local Muslims said yesterday.
This article goes on to discuss the Muslim holiday of
Eid al-Adha -- a holy day that honors the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son to God.
Err - Was Ibraham any relation to Abraham? Read the article - Tell me whether it's funny or tragic?