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Against the backdrop of national outrage following the story of Mohamed Salim, a cab driver who was allegedly assaulted by a passenger because of his Muslim faith and accused of being a "terrorist," "Piers Morgan Live" welcomed Salim and his attorney, Gadeir Abbas to the program to talk about his terrifying experience.
The contentious encounter, which was captured on a cellphone, left Salim feeling, in his words, "Really, offended."
"I served the country, I sacrificed my life for this country and I love America," said Salim, a U.S. army reserve soldier who served in the Iraq War. "When this guy, the way he was accusing me because I'm simply a Muslim and that's really really hurtful."
"It hurts a lot."
Listen to the interview, and watch the clip for the full recording of the terrible exchange between Salim and the passenger.
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