Muslims Protest in Response to Recent Raid of Mosque in Philadelphia

June 11, 2004

Source: Centre Daily

Wire Service: AP

On June 11, 2004 the Centre Daily/AP reported, "Federal agents desecrated a mosque when they detained an imam during a raid two weeks ago, leaders of local mosques said Friday... About 100 people protested the raid outside the Philadelphia federal building, many shouting 'Allahu Akbar!' meaning 'God is great' in Arabic. Protesters waved signs reading 'Stop state terrorism of Muslims' and 'Mosques are the house of Allah, not dogs.' "

See also: Islam, Civic