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Saif Akonjee, in the center, and Mashuk Uddin, right, speak to reporters at the Queens Criminal Court before the arraignment of the man who allegedly murdered their father and brother. Imam Maulama Akonjee and his assistant, Thara Uddin were killed in August. Prosecutors are investigating the motive, but the community here thinks it was fueled by Islamaphobia.

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