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CAIR Condemns Iranian Newspaper's Plan to Solicit Cartoons about the Holocaust

February 8, 2006

Source: CAIR Press Release

http://www.cair-net.org/default.asp?Page=articleView&id=1982&theType=NR

On February 8, 2006 a CAIR Press Release reported, "The Council on American-Islamic Relations today condemned a plan by an Iranian newspaper to solicit cartoons denying the Nazi Holocaust.

Iran’s Hamshahri newspaper says the contest is in reaction to the publication in Europe of cartoons mocking Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. The...

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Alienation Feeds Outrage Over Cartoons

February 8, 2006

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald/Newsday

http://smh.com.au/news/world/outrage-born-from-a-broader-sense-of-alienation/2006/02/07/1139074228935.html

On February 8, 2006 Newsday reported, "Their anger was raw. Several New York Muslims protesting against the caricatures of the prophet Muhammad became irate when asked if the global furore was an overreaction.

'Do you know the atrocities that are happening to...

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Update: Radio Host, Station, Apologize for Mocking Deaths of Muslims on Hajj

February 8, 2006

Source: Billboard Radio Monitor

http://billboardradiomonitor.com/radiomonitor/news/format/talk/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001994170

On February 8, 2006 the Billboard Radio Monitor reported, "After attracting world-wide attention, Clear Channel talk KFI Los Angeles morning man Bill Handel and Clear Channel have apologized to Muslims for comments Handel made on his Jan. 12 show. The Southern California...

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Anti-Muslim Sign, with Caricature of Prophet, Left Near Houston Mosque

February 8, 2006

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/3643548.html

On February 8, 2006 the Houston Chronicle reported, "Islamic leaders are outraged that a sign with anti-Muslim sentiments left near a southeast Houston mosque will not likely be pursued by authorities as a hate crime.

The large plywood sign, written in black crayon, labeled Muslims as the enemy and included a bearded character representing the Prophet Muhammad....

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"Peace in the House" Theatre Celebrates Interfaith Cooperation in Minneapolis

February 8, 2006

Source: Minnesota Public Radio

http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2006/02/14_combsm_sepharad/

On February 8, 2006 Minnesota Public Radio reported, "Modern news headlines are a constant reminder of religious conflict... But a concert in Minneapolis suggests there's another side to the story. David Harris has traveled extensively through the Middle East and North Africa studying Sephardic music. He says on his travels he heard stories...

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Group Says Removal of Cross from School's "Hot Cross Buns" Was "Nonsensical"

February 7, 2006

Islamic Community Center of Atlanta

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 March 2013.

Phone: 770-719-4447
Email: ICCA_Community@Yahoo.com
Website: http://www.iccatlanta.org/
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Although founded only a few years ago, the Islamic Community Center of Atlanta (ICCA) has quickly become a central location for Muslims living in the Fayetteville area, a southeast suburb of Atlanta. Housed in a former grocery store/teenage dance club, the property is marked by a distinct structure resembling a...

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Opinion: "The Clash to End All Clashes?"

February 7, 2006

Source: National Review

http://nationalreview.com/symposium/symposium200602070754.asp

On February 7, 2006 the National Review reported, "In light of the anger unleashed, National Review Online asked some experts on Islam and/or the Mideast for their read on what's going on and what can/should be done. We asked each: Is this a clash of civilizations we're watching? What can be done? By Muslims? By everyone else?... Mustafa Akyol, a Turkish Muslim writer based...

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Opinion: "In Indonesia, Islam Loves Democracy"

February 7, 2006

Source: International Herald Tribune

http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/02/06/opinion/edvatik.php?rss

On February 7, 2006 the International Herald Tribune ran an opinion piece by Michael Vatikiotis, a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. Vatikiotis writes, "Many casual observers see the attacks on liberal Islamic movements, the closure of bars and the steady drumbeat of hard-line Islamic rhetoric [in Indonesia] as...

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Most Australian Media Outlets Refrain from Publishing Controversial Cartoons

February 7, 2006

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald/AAP

http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/mainstream-media-takes-a-cautious-line-over-blasphemous-cartoons/2006/02/06/1139074171391.html

On February 7, 2006 The Sydney Morning Herald/AAP reported, "Cartoons of the prophet Muhammad that have enraged the Muslim world have had limited exposure in Australia, where the mainstream media has taken the pragmatic...

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Condemnation of Cartoons of the Prophet by the Hindu American Foundation

February 7, 2006

Source: Hindu American Foundation press release

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/media_press_release_muslim_cartoon.htm

On February 7, 2006 a Hindu American Foundation press release reported, "The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) condemned today a collection of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed that were first published by a Danish newspaper... 'Though as Americans we are committed to freedom of speech and expression, cartoonists...

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Cartoons Unlikely to Be Found Offensive Under Racial & Religious Tolerance Act

February 7, 2006

Source: The Advertiser

http://www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,18068524%255E1702,00.html

On February 7, 2006 The Advertiser reported, "The controversial cartoons of the prophet Mohammed, which have caused outrage around the Islamic world, are unlikely to be found offensive under Victoria's anti-vilification laws. The Racial and Religious Tolerance Act deals with behaviour that incites hatred, serious contempt,...

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Editorial: "Drawing the Line on Religious Cartoons"

February 7, 2006

Source: The Miami Herald

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/13808624.htm

On February 7, 2006 The Miami Herald ran an editorial that commented, "The rioting that has erupted across the Middle East in reaction to caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed published in Europe is a predictable if overwrought reaction to what now seems like a calculated offense against Islam. We support the right of editors to decide what to publish in their publications....

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