Allah Mateen Research Paper

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AmandaRosa Edwards
Human Sexuality 251 DB

On Sunday June 12th,2016 a horrific attack occurred in a popular gay nightclub known as “Pulse Club” in Orlando, Florida where 49 people were gruesomely murdered and at least 53 people were injured. Ralph Ellis, Ashley Fantz, Faith Karimi and Eliott C. McLaughlin of CNN collaborated to cover this incident and submitted an article to CNN’s online webpage titled Orlando shooting: 49 killed, shooter pledged ISIS allegiance.

Omar Mateen who was 29 years of age, resided in another area of Florida however, he was born in New York specifically, Long Island. Mateen worked as a security officer at G4S Secure Solutions which has been noted by CNN to be one of the world’s largest private security companies. According to CNN’s authors, Mateen was previously interviewed
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Many government officials have been following Jihandi forums in order to obtain further information with no luck however, many pro-islamic forums have been seen Islamic sympathizers praising the attack online. President Barack Obama publicly went through mass media explaining the seriousness situation and also made a statement revealing that they have enough information to conclude that this attack was one of terror and hate. According to CNN’s authors and authorities, this attack in Orlando can be considered to be the deadliest mass shooting in the United States and unfortunately, the nation 's worst terror attack since 9/11. The authors also did extensive research on Omar Mateen’s background and family life and have found out vital information about this terrorist. CNN revealed that Mateen was married in the year 2009 to a woman who was originally from Uzbekistan however, this marriage came to a halt shortly after in 2011. When his former wife Sitora Yusufiy was interviewed after this incident, she described her marriage to Mateen as starting out completely “normal” however, a few months into their marriage, the physical

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