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Muslim Woman Donates $1 To Charity For Every Nasty Tweet She Receives

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  1. Manidabest

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    As a woman who decided to convert from Christianity to Islam, Susan Carland often finds herself on the receiving end of hateful tweets from those who don’t agree with her decision.

    Despite the fact that she became a Muslim 15 years ago, when she was 19, people won’t stop hating on her religious beliefs and choice of dress.

    “I am just a blank canvas onto which they can project their own prejudices and fantasies about Muslims,” Carland, a sociologist living in Melbourne, wrote on The Age website.

    “Their online abuse ranges from requests to leave Australia, hope for my death, insults about my appearance (with a special focus on my hijab), accusations that I am a stealth jihadist, and that I am planning to take over the nation, one halal meat pie at a time.”

    But instead of wasting her time and energy arguing with bigots who attack her online, Carland has made the decision to look to her faith and turn all of the hate she receives into something positive.

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Carland donates $1 (approximately 66p) to UNICEF for every single hate tweet she receives.
    “I’d tried blocking, muting, engaging and ignoring, but none of them felt like I was embodying the Koranic injunction of driving off darkness with light. I felt I should be actively generating good in the world for every ugly verbal bullet sent my way,” she wrote.


    “And so the idea of donating $1 to UNICEF for every hate-filled tweet I received came to me. I particularly liked the idea of giving to UNICEF, as so often they were assisting children who were in horrific situations that were the direct outcome of hate – war, poverty due to greed, injustice, violence.

    “These children seemed like the natural recipients for the antidote to hate. And donating to them every time I was abused felt like tangible good in response to virtual hate.”

    A huge number of Carland’s fans have pledged their support and, incredibly, some have even promised to match whatever amount she’s donated already.

    But others are a little more skeptical about the whole idea, suggesting that by making her donating plan public, she’ll face a whole lot more hate.
     
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    and you forget to mention safron chadi brigade RSS
     
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    Thumb Up for the lady .
     
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    She should donate the next 1000 to jud instead :enjoy:
     
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    Maarkhooor you are true Maaarkhooor :tup:
     
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    So if you send her nasty tweets, you are helping charity too
     
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    Let's all contribute!
     
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    exactly my thoughts! The kids will thank you.:enjoy:
     
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    Good initiative. Helping the poor is a duty of thje rich and those that can afford it. Think if even all of us just sent 10 dollars to a charity or educational charity each month what a huge difference we could make. I really support people like Edhi and organizations like TCF and Ilm O Amal. These people who hosted these organizations deserve a great place in heaven.
     
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    She'll run out of money at this rate. There's lots of haters out there.
     
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    What's her twitter handle ?

    Not that I want to post some hateful messages, I have no reason to hate an unknown stranger. I am inquisitive.
     
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    Respect to the lady. Well done :)
     
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    It's a good thing to go broke over. She's got hundreds of tweets of support and others also opening their wallets on behalf of Muslims.
     
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    welldone sister, you are a star.
     
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    Awesome!!! :tup: :tup: :tup: