close
close

Muslim student at UIC calls America a ‘cancer’ in viral video, internet users demand ‘leave the country’

Mohammad Nusairat, a Muslim student enrolled at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) in the 2025 academic year, has courted controversy after a video of him delivering a sermon on May 3, 2024, circulated and garnered widespread response on social media. His remarks sparked criticism on social media, with users suggesting that he should consider leaving the country if he holds such beliefs.

Mohammad Nusairat, a Muslim student at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)

Mohammad Nusairata Muslim student at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), class of 2025, has sparked controversy after a video of him delivering a sermon on May 3, 2024, circulated and garnered widespread response on social media.

Nusairat referred in the video to Americathe American government, secularism, democracy and capitalism as “cancers that have spread their disease throughout the world”.

“America is the Cancer. America, the American government, secularism, democracy, capitalism, these are cancers that have spread their disease all over the world – in America and in the Middle East. In America, over here, people are free to commit – as I said – zina. [fornication] but if you express your opinion, it is a problem,” said Nusairat in the video