A student senator at Washington University in St. Louis was caught stealing flags from a 9/11 memorial display on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack that took 2,997 American lives.
Students at Washington University participated in the Young America’s Foundation’s (YAF) 9/11: Never Forget Project, which the organization describes as a display in which “2,997 flags are planted in the ground, one for each innocent murdered by radical Islamic terrorists.”
Nathaniel Hope, a Washington University College Republican filmed one student carrying several trash bags stuffed with American flags. The student, Fadel Alkilani, was found to be the chairman of the student senate finance committee, which allocates funds to student organizations on campus.
Hope told YAF that when he approached Alkilani, the student senator said “that it was in violation of school rules” to display the American flags. Hope claims that Alkilani was also cursing at him.
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