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Dawood Mosque

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 12 April 2007.

Contact Information

Address: 554 Atlantic, Brooklyn, NY 11217

New Umbrella Organization to Represent Muslims in Germany

April 11, 2007

Source: The Muslim News

http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/news/news.php?article=12584

Islamic associations in Germany have announced they have founded an umbrella organization. It is intended to represent the interests of all Muslims throughout Germany and be a contact point for politicians.

Rafet Öztürk of the Cologne-based Turkish-Islamic Union of the Institute for Religion (DiTiB) said four different Muslim associations had established the umbrella...

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"For Obama, A Little Religion Might Be A Little Too Much," a Commentary by Hazem Ibrahim Kira

April 11, 2007

Author: Hazem Ibrahim Kira

Source: AltMuslim

http://www.altmuslim.com/perm.php?id=1899_0_25_0_M

In a 1937 Gallup poll, 47 percent of Americans said they would not support a Jewish candidate for President, regardless of a candidate's qualifications. During the past 70 years that number has dropped to a low of 15 percent, even prompting a Vice-Presidential hopeful in 2000 (Joe Lieberman).

The zenith of that anti-Semitic era was the "Red Scare...

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Muslim Leaders Sign "Code of Honor" to Promote Intrafaith Harmony

April 11, 2007

Source: Islam Online Network

http://www.islamonline.com/cgi-bin/news_service/world_full_story.asp?service_id=2919

Before an audience of more than 700 people, Muslim American scholars signed onto an “Intra-Faith Code of Honor” at the Muslim Unity Celebration of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday hosted by Islamic Educational Center of Orange County (CA).

The Code of Honor was drafted by Muslim American leaders who...

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Divisive Scholar Draws Parallels Between Islam and Democracy

April 11, 2007

Author: Pamela Constable

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/10/AR2007041001509.html

Tariq Ramadan has a huge following in Europe but a controversial profile in the United States. The Islamic scholar has been barred from entering the country since 2004, when he was denied a visa he needed to accept a professorship at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
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Clerics' Airline Suit Brings Backlash

April 10, 2007

Author: Oren Dorel

Source: USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20070410/a_clerics10.art.htm

When six Muslim clerics filed a lawsuit against US Airways claiming the airline infringed on their freedom to worship last fall, Rep. Pete King of New York and others saw something different — an attempt to intimidate airline passengers from reporting suspicious activity.

That's because the lawsuit named as...

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Clarksville Muslims Experience Hate Crime

April 10, 2007

Author: NATE KARLIN

Source: The Tennessean

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070410/NEWS06/704100349/1023

CLARKSVILLE — Jerome Heath hadn't even heard of a hate crime in Clarksville in the seven years he's lived here.

That changed Friday. That day, just two hours before the Islamic Center of Clarksville held its 1 p.m. prayer service, called Jummah, a Quran was found vandalized on...

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Clarence Sabree Islamic Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 10 April 2007.

Contact Information

Address: TAP/Crystal Towers Building 210 Second Street, SW , Roanoke, VA 24010

Push to Include Buddhism in New Constitution

April 10, 2007

Source: Radio Australia

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/asiapac/programs/s1893868.htm

Thailand is in the middle of drafting a new constitution. Many lobby groups have been voicing their opinions since the drafting process began last September. But one of the most controversial lobbyists is the Thai Buddhist clergy, who are again calling for the religion to be part of the new constitution.

HILL: Buddhism's influence on Thai culture is obvious to even a...

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