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No-one has united the world quite like Ali

Published 08/06/2016

The sad demise of Muhammad Ali is a tragedy. He was a legendary, invigorating, mythical and inspirational figure. But more than that, he was one of the fiercest advocates for the Islamic faith.

Who could imagine that a pious and devoted Muslim would manage to unite the world in death and life and remains a marching figure for respect, unity, understanding, racial equality, religious harmony, human dignity and freedom?


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