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Accused Hit & Run Driver to Middle Eastern Victim: “Some of You Are Terrorists”

Portland Hit and RunA woman in Portland, Oregon is accused of swiping a car belonging to a Portland State student and then refusing to exchange information with him, reports Oregon Live.

Bassel Hamieh, who describes himself as of Middle Eastern descent, continued to follow the woman demanding that they exchange driver’s license and insurance information.

The unidentified woman walks to her car, occasionally raising her cane at the man while telling the student, “some of you are terrorists.”

When Hamieh informs her he was born in Portland, she remains skeptical saying her accent is American and his is not.

You can watch the encounter in this video from Occupy Democrats.

“She made the wrong decision to speak to me the way she did, but the issue is a systemic one,” said Hamieh to Oregon Live. “I ultimately decided to post the video to show that people like me have to deal with this kind of hate all the time for no reason other than we exist.”

More detailed information can be found in this article from Oregon Live.
 
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  1. RE: Accused Hit & Run Driver to Middle Eastern Victim: “Some of you are Terrorists: EuroAmericans need to reckon with this kind of hate and racism of their kind. It must be so embarrassing to some that these people represent their race. Only they can do something about it. Not us people of color. EuroAmericans must tackle this problem head on if we are ever going to have peace and communities of harmony. It is totally rare that a person of color acts like this woman to a white person.

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