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Muslim Boy Scout Troop in Jersey City Connects Boys to Wilderness, Faith

June 12, 2006

Source: Herald News

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On June 12, 2006 the Herald News reported, "If America's image of a Boy Scout is the rosy-cheeked chap with a neckerchief in a Norman Rockwell painting, then the boys of Troop 469 offer an image-update. And if America's darkest image of a Muslim...

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Muslim-American Family Creates Little India Neighborhood in Northwest Indiana

June 11, 2006

Source: Northwest Indiana Times

http://nwitimes.com/articles/2006/06/12/news/illiana/97178f0fa602ff60862571890078c43b.txt

On June 11, 2006 Northwest Indiana Times reported, "With a cell phone pressed to his ear, Firoz Vohra walked one block from his home on Broadway Avenue to the South Suburban Islamic Center. As Firoz Vohra ordered a truckload of antifreeze for his wholesale distribution business, he touched the head of a young...

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Muslim Leaders Pledge to Fight Against Extremism

June 11, 2006

Source: CTV News

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20060609/muslim_leaders_060610/20060611?hub=CTVNewsAt11

On June 11, 2006 CTV News reported, "Muslim religious leaders promise to report any suspicious behaviour from their followers to authorities and abide by a zero-tolerance policy against preaching hatred in the wake of last week's terror arrests. Leaders representing more than 30 mosques and...

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Muslim Mothers Organization in Cincinnati Advocates Tolerance

June 11, 2006

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.cincinnati.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060611/NEWS01/606110356/-1/CINCI

On June 11, 2006 The Enquirer reported, "Saba Chughtai and Shakila Ahmad didn't draw the crowds Saturday that anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan did the night before. And they didn't badmouth President Bush or the war in Iraq. But these Muslim mothers brought the same message as Sheehan to the New Thought Unity Center. The...

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Sculptor is First Muslim to Win Filipino Order of National Artists

June 11, 2006

Source: IslamOnline.net

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2006-06/11/03.shtml

On June 11, 2006 IslamOnline.net reported, "Filipino Muslims wholeheartedly welcomed the decoration of sculptor Abdulmari Asia Imao who became the country's first Muslim to belong to the elite Order of National Artists. 'He is a great Moro artist who deserves the award. We are so proud of him,' Hajji Ibrahim, a Manila-based Moro, told IslamOnline.net on Sunday, June 11. He...

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Hindus Appeal to UN Over Temple Demolitions

June 11, 2006

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2006/6/21.shtml#1

On June 11, 2006 Hinduism Today reported, "Hindu groups in Malaysia complain that the Government is demolishing temples and have appealed to Indian rights groups and the UN to help protect their heritage. According to the Hindu groups, the latest instance was that of a 107-year-old place of worship that was razed last month in the capital, Kuala Lumpur. The demolition has triggered angry reactions...

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Government Officials May Have Had Information on Terrorist Plot Months, Years in Advance

June 11, 2006

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C06%5C11%5Cstory_11-6-2006_pg7_41

On June 11, 2006 the Daily Times reported, "The 17 Canadian males, five of them minors, arrested on terror charges appear to have been 'manipulated' by one or more agent provocateurs from the Canadian security services, according to one commentator. Keith Jones, writing for the World Socialists Website (WSWS) on Saturday, asks why...

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Muslim Woman Helps Launch First Museum of Muslim Cultures

June 10, 2006

Source: The Clarion-Legder

http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060610/FEAT04/606100317/1022

On June 10, 2006 The Clarion-Legder reported, "In a new book about Muslim women in America, Okolo Rashid's story is featured in a chapter called 'The Changers.' It's a fitting title for a woman who helped launch the first museum in America dedicated to Muslim cultures - in Mississippi. 'To come from where I came from does...

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Interfaith Peacemaking Project Launched in Pasadena

June 10, 2006

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-beliefs10jun10,1,533523.story

On June 10, 2006 the Los Angeles Times reported, "The buttoned-down Episcopalian minister was the first to stand up and introduce himself. Then came a Jew wearing a yarmulke. Then a Palestinian Christian attired in black clericals. Next, a Muslim cloaked in an aqua hijab.

On and on they went, 50 people representing three faiths, their clothing a...

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Op-Ed: "Canadian Anti-Terror Law on Trial: The Toronto Terrorism Arrests" by Kent Roach

June 10, 2006

Source: Jurist

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/forumy/2006/06/canadian-anti-terror-law-on-trial.php

On June 10, 2006 Jurist ran an opinion piece by Kent Roach, a professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and the author of "September 11: Consequences for Canada," on the legal implications of the recent terrorism arrests. Roach writes, "The arrest of twelve adults and five youths on terrorism charges in Toronto has resulted in world-wide...

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Global Banks Move Toward Islamic Financing Options

June 9, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/5064058.stm

On June 9, 2006 BBC News reported, "The dramatic growth of Islamic banking and finance appeared to have been confirmed during the recent World Economic Forum in Sharm al-Sheikh in Egypt. One of Germany's biggest banks, Deutsche Bank, announced a joint venture with Ithmaar Bank of Bahrain and Abraaj Capital of Dubai to launch a $2bn (£1bn) Sharia-compliant financial fund. The banks say the...

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