CAIR: 2 DOCTORS HELD IN BRITISH BOMB PLOTS HAD LOOKED TO U.S.
Dr. Khaled Hamid, an Egyptian-born allergy and asthma specialist, helped organize a news conference of local Muslim physicians in St. Louis on Friday to denounce the terrorist plots in Britain. When he heard that those arrested in Britain were doctors, Dr. Hamid said in an interview, "I felt sick. The idea that a physician would participate in that is incomprehensible to me."
He and others called the news conference to "make it very clear where we stand," said Dr. Hamid, who is active in the local chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "We're hurt as Muslims and as physicians who believe sacred life must be protected."
Silence, he said, "can wrongly be interpreted as approval."