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Why Does Tariq Ramadan Cause Such a Stir?

April 29, 2010

Author: Eleanor Goldberg

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/comments/why_does_tariq_ramadan_cause_such_a_stir1/

With an open collared baby blue shirt and Dolce & Gabbana jacket hugging his slim frame, Tariq Ramadan appears the epitome of Western sophistication.

But from 2004 until just a few months ago, the Department of Homeland Security viewed him...

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Why Does Tariq Ramadan Cause Such a Stir?

April 29, 2010

Author: Eleanor Goldberg

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/comments/why_does_tariq_ramadan_cause_such_a_stir1/

With an open collared baby blue shirt and Dolce & Gabbana jacket hugging his slim frame, Tariq Ramadan appears the epitome of Western sophistication.

But from 2004 until just a few months ago, the Department of Homeland Security viewed him...

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White House Quietly Courts Muslims In U.S.

April 18, 2010

Author: Andrea Elliot

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/19/us/politics/19muslim.html?ref=us

When President Obama took the stage in Cairo last June, promising a new relationship with the Islamic world, Muslims in America wondered only half-jokingly whether the overture included them. After all, Mr. Obama had kept his distance during the campaign, never visiting an American mosque and describing the...

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No Longer Banned, Muslim Scholar Speaks In NYC

April 8, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/08/AR2010040806182.html

A Muslim scholar who was banned from entering the United States for years has made his first public U.S. appearance since the ban was lifted, saying he looks forward to when he can enter the country without answering questions from...

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At Last Allowed, Muslim Scholar Visits

April 7, 2010

Author: Kirk Semple

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/nyregion/08muslim.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

A federal appeals court had ruled in his favor. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had issued an order that paved the way for a visa. And so, on Wednesday afternoon, Tariq Ramadan stepped off a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport for his first visit to the United...

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Muslim Scholars Critical Of US Policy Can Return

January 20, 2010

Author: Larry Neumeister

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/20/AR2010012002692.html

Two prominent Muslim scholars once accused of having ties to terrorism can reapply to travel to the United States now that the State Department has concluded they pose no danger to the country, federal spokesmen said Wednesday....

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Court Reverses Ruling Dealing With Visa Of Muslim Scholar

July 17, 2009

Author: Benjamin Weiser

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/18/nyregion/18scholar.html?hpw

A federal appeals court in Manhattan on Friday reversed a lower-court ruling that had allowed the government to bar a prominent Muslim scholar from entering the United States on the ground that he had contributed to a charity that had connections to terrorism.

The scholar, Tariq Ramadan, 46, a Swiss academic, was to...

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Islamic Charity Leaders Get 65-Year Jail Terms

May 27, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/featuredCrisis/idUSN27227774

A U.S. judge on Wednesday handed down 65-year prison sentences to two founders of a U.S. Islamic charity convicted of illegally funneling $12.4 million to the Palestinian militant group Hamas.

The sentences came some six months after a grand jury convicted the Holy Land Foundation and five of its leaders for conspiracy to support a...

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"The Continued Blockade of Tariq Ramadan" a Commentary by Diana Eck

April 9, 2009

Author: Diana L. Eck

Source: Politico

http://www.politico.com/arena/perm/Diana_Eck_EEEAFDCB-79DD-4DD3-BBE8-D1D5781FFA85.html

It is deeply disappointing that this week a U.S. District Attorney, David Jones, arguing now on behalf of the Obama administration, repeated the frightening logic of the Bush administration in continuing to deny a visa to Tariq Ramadan, one of Europe's deepest and most articulate Muslim...

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Holy Land Foundation Court Case Puts Burden On Muslim Charities to Explain Where Money Goes

January 4, 2009

Author: Jason Trahan

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-muslimgifts_04met.ART0.Central.Edition1.4a54563.html

American Muslims are finding it more difficult to donate money to help Palestinian refugees and other Middle Eastern causes because of court decisions showing that some charities were using the money for...

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