9/11 Shirt

Claim:   Photograph shows a 9/11-themed shirt sold in the Middle East.


Example:   [Collected via e-mail, January 2012]

We're constantly clubbed on the head with the claim that the Muslim world condemns 9/11, abhors 9/11, etc. - Yet every day Shirts like this a mass produced, marketed, and sold by street venders throughout the middle east and it's simply OK.


Origins:   This photograph of a man wearing what appears to be a 9/11-themed shirt is the first such item we've seen of this nature, so we don't know anything about the background of type of shirt — where they're made, whether they're custom items or mass-produced ones, who the manufacturers are, or where they're typically sold.

Contextual items within the photograph indicate it was likely taken in India, not the Middle East. Aside from that aspect, we have no way of determining ancillary details such as whether the man pictured is a Muslim, why he's wearing the shirt, where he obtained it, etc.

Last updated:   30 January 2012