Francis Bok in New York Post

The AASG’s Associate Francis Bok has criticized Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf, the leader the controversial project to build an Islamic center close to Ground Zero, for his views on Sudan – stay tuned for more information on this issue.

This item originally appeared in the New York Post.

October 21, 2010

By Andrea Peyser

Mosque man silent on Sudan

The head of the mosque to be built near Ground Zero has been called a spiritual healer and a rank opportunist. But racist? That’s the view of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf held by Francis Bok, a Catholic sold into a decade of slavery in the African nation of Sudan at age 7 by Islamic jihadists, who control the country. He escaped. Bok, 31, was outraged by the words of friendship and appeasement Rauf has lobbed at Sudan’s genocidal government.


“Why does he never tell the truth about things happening in Sudan?” asked Bok. “About the Islamic and Muslim regime killing my people? Why is he covering that up?” Rauf has been sent by the US State Department to visit foreign hellholes with messages of peace. Take his word with a shaker of salt.