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The Wahid Institute

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: Jl. Taman Amir Hamzah No. 8, Jakarta, 10320, ID
Email: info@wahidinstitute.org, redaksi@gusdur.net
Website: http://www.wahidinstitute.org

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Country:

Indonesia

Type of Organization:

Research Center on Islam
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Religious Accommodations Group Helps Muslim Students in Seattle Schools

June 15, 2006

Source: The Seattle Times

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003062394_prayer15m.html

On June 15, 2006 The Seattle Times reported, "On Friday afternoons, Nathan Hale High School senior Abdisiyad Adan asks his fifth-period teacher what he'll miss in class, writes down the homework for the weekend and leaves school. Other Muslim students at Nathan Hale pile into Adan's car, and they set off for the Idriss Mosque a little more than a...

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First Islamic Cemetery to Open in Michigan

June 15, 2006

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060615/LIFESTYLE04/606150383/1041

On June 15, 2006 The Detroit News reported, "Like many Muslims throughout Metro Detroit, Ron Amen had to search for a proper place to bury his mom when she died. It did not matter that [his mother] Katherine Amen, an activist, was among the most prominent Arab-Americans in the area. There was no cemetery solely for Muslims,...

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FBI Seeks to Build Relationships with Muslims, Sikhs to Fight Terror

June 14, 2006

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1719899,00050001.htm

On June 14, 2006 the Hindustan Times reported, "The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched a pilot programme to reach out to community leaders from the Muslim, Sikh and a few other select communities across nationalities and rope them in in its fight against global terrorism. Called the Community Relations Executive Seminar Training or CREST, the programme aims...

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World Muslim Congress Condemns Demolition of Hindu Temple in Lahore

June 14, 2006

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslims_condemn_the_demolition_of_hindu_temple_in_lahore/009556

On June 14, 2006 The American Muslim ran as statement by the World Muslim Congress that read, "The World Muslim Congress condemns the demolition of Hindu Temple in Lahore and urges the Government of Pakistan to restore the temple. Muslims follow Islam, a...

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France Jails 25 Alleged Islamic Militants

June 14, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/5078812.stm

On June 14, 2006 BBC News reported, "A French court has jailed 25 alleged Islamist militants for planning attacks in France in support of Chechen rebels. The main defendants received jail terms of eight to 10 years, while others were jailed for six months or more. Two defendants were acquitted. Prosecutors said the group's intended targets may have included the Eiffel Tower, the Halles shopping centre...

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Two Valley Islamic Locations Targeted with Anti-Muslim Posters

June 14, 2006

Source: The Arizona Republic

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0614muslim0614.html

On June 14, 2006 The Arizona Republic reported, "Handmade posters carrying anti-Islamic messages were found less than a day apart at two Valley Islamic locations, prompting the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations to seek a hate-crimes investigation.

During afternoon prayers Sunday, around 5 p.m., members of the...

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Fremont Gurdwara Has Van Custom-Built For Transporting Scriptures

June 14, 2006

Source: SikhNet/Mercury News

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/69EABDB3FA1E02EB8725718D006E48CD

On June 14, 2006 Mercury News reported, "The Sikhs in Fremont have a new van. It's a gleaming white Ford that seats 12. But this is no ordinary $33,000 vehicle. It transports the community's holiest document, the Guru Granth Sahib, from the majestic onion-domed temple at the foot of the East Bay hills to people's homes for...

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Update: Pompano Beach Council Approves Zoning for Controversial Mosque

June 14, 2006

Source: Local10.com

http://www.local10.com/news/9367230/detail.html

On June 14, 2006 Local10.com reported, "The Islamic Center of South Florida received the go-ahead Tuesday to begin construction on a new mosque, despite a fight from some residents in the neighborhood where it would be built who are opposed to bringing a Muslim place of worship into a predominantly black community. The city council voted 3-2 to change the zoning of the proposed site from residential to...

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Lloyds TSB to Offer Islamic Banking Nationwide

June 14, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/5075998.stm

On June 14, 2006 BBC News reported, "Lloyds TSB is to offer current accounts and mortgages which comply with Islamic law through its 2,000 strong branch network from Wednesday. The bank has offered such accounts since 2005 but only in a few branches. The bank will concentrate its main marketing push in about 100 branches in areas with a large Muslim population. An Islamic scholar advising the bank told BBC...

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Conference on Islamophobia Held in Brussels

June 13, 2006

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

http://www.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-235/0606132136081800.htm

On June 13, 2006 the Islamic Republic News Agency reported, "The anti-Islam discourse in Europe is not only coming from politicians and international media but also from intellectuals, a conference on Islamophobia in Europe held in Brussels on Monday was told. Jocelyne Cesari, an associate professor from Sorbonne, Paris, said Muslims in Europe are facing...

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Muslim Leaders Encourage Flag Pin Wearing to Show Patriotism

June 13, 2006

Source: Ottawa Sun

http://ottsun.canoe.ca/News/National/2006/06/13/1629181-sun.html

On June 13, 2006 the Ottawa Sun reported, "The Ottawa Muslim Association is launching a Canada pin-wearing campaign to counter lingering assumptions that Muslims are not patriotic in the wake of the Toronto terror arrests.

Association president Bader Siddiqi wore his red maple leaf Canada pin for a meeting of Muslim organizations held at the Ottawa Mosque last...

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