Islam

Minority Muslim Group Cast Out of Russia, Heads to US

November 18, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/17/AR2005111702014.html

On November 18, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "Thousands of Muslims from a small ethnic group known as the Meskhetian Turks are fleeing this Black Sea region for the United States. The exodus is caused by what human rights groups call a campaign of persecution sanctioned by local authorities and spearheaded by the...

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City Hall Comes Out Against Anti-Bias Bill in New York

November 18, 2005

Source: New York Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/local/story/366805p-312237c.html

On November 18, 2005 the New York Daily News reported, "City Hall came out yesterday against a bill to protect city uniformed workers from being fired for wearing turbans or other religious garb. While it covers all religious groups, the City Council bill has special significance to Sikh men who grow distinctive beards and wear turbans as part of their religious...

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Muslim Woman Wins Right Not to Wear Hijab

November 17, 2005

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,13509-1875359,00.html

On November 17, 2005 The Times reported, "Islamic groups across Europe have campaigned for years for the right of Muslim women to wear the religious headscarf, or hijab. Now a Muslim woman in the Netherlands has won the right not to wear it. Samira Haddad, 32, won her case against the Islamic College of Amsterdam, which insists that all Muslim women wear the hijab. The secondary...

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Press Release: “Council Member David Wepring and Sikh Coalition Organize City Council Hearing on City Uniform Anti-Discrimination Act the Law of New York City”

November 17, 2005

Source: Sikh Coalition

http://www.sikhcoalition.org/advisories/nyc_hearing.htm

On November 17, 2005 a Sikh Coalition Press Report stated, "Council Member David I. Weprin (D-Hollis), Chair of the Council Finance Committee, hosted a press conference today with the Sikh Coalition and many other organizations. The press conference took place prior to the first hearing on Int. 577, the Uniformed Agency Anti-Discrimination bill. The bill, drafted by the Sikh Coalition,...

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New England Muslim-Christian Dialogue Group Celebrates 15 Years

November 17, 2005

Source: Hudson Sun

http://www2.townonline.com/hudson/artsLifestyle/view.bg?articleid=370194

On November 17, 2005 the Hudson Sun reported, "Long before Muslim-Christian relations became front page news, on Nov. 16, 1989, Muslim and Christian New Englanders gathered for their first inter-religious dialogue. Last week, the group met at The Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland to celebrate more than 15 years of forging strong relationships between...

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Austria Hosts Conference on Relations Between Muslims and Non-Muslims in Europe

November 16, 2005

Source: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/11/C0B38F2D-97FB-4A06-B442-6F6B97CBED71.html

On November 16, 2005 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported, "A major international conference on Islam concluded in Vienna today with strong appeals from prominent Muslim leaders to recognize international terrorism as simply 'terrorism.' Political figures from Islamic countries, including the presidents of...

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Update: Hillsborough Man Who Promoted Muslim Holidays Continues to Promote Peace, Diversity

November 16, 2005

Source: St. Petersburg Times

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/11/16/Tampabay/Trying_to_teach__not_.shtml

On November 16, 2005 the St. Petersburg Times ran a feature article on Ahmed Bedier, a Muslim man born in Cairo and now living in Hillsborough. "As Bedier's faith deepened [in his early adulthood], he questioned his decision to remain in a non-Muslim country. Around him were myriad temptations. Ultimately, Bedier decided to stay - but to work on...

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International Center for Islam and Pluralism

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

Contact Information

Address: Jalan Metro Alam V, Blok TC 50, No 11
Pondok Indah, Jakarta Selatan, ID
Email: info@icipglobal.org
Website: http://www.icipglobal.org

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Country: Indonesia
Type of Organization: Interfaith
Constructive Practices:
Intergovernmental and NGO Networking
Information Dissemination
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Some Whitehall Residents Complain About Voting at a Mosque

November 15, 2005

Source: WDC Media/CNSNews.com

http://www.wdcmedia.com/newsArticle.php?ID=252

On November 15, 2005 CNSNews.com reported, "Some voters in Whitehall Township, Penn., were offended that the Lehigh Valley County election board had them vote at a local mosque on Nov. 8. The county uses 58 religious establishments for voting, but this was the first year that residents in the 12th District voted at the Islamic Center of Lehigh Valley... Betty Hillwig, the chief clerk of the county...

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Hindu, Sikh and Muslim Leaders Join Christians in Condemning Attacks on Churches

November 15, 2005

Source: WorldNetDaily/Assist News Service

http://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=47404

On November 15, 2005 Assist News Service reported, "Christian schools throughout Pakistan will go on strike Nov. 17 to protest the attacks on Christians in Sangla Hill, Punjab, this past weekend. Christian Solidarity Worldwide, or CSW, says Hindu, Sikh and Muslim leaders have joined church leaders in condemning the outbreak of violence, and the All Pakistan...

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Islamic Society of North America Cleared in Senate Investigation

November 15, 2005

Source: The Indianapolis Star

http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051115/NEWS01/511150460

On November 15, 2005 The Indianapolis Star reported, "A U.S. Senate committee found nothing 'alarming' in the financial records of the Plainfield-based Islamic Society of North America and nearly two dozen other Muslim groups the committee reviewed searching for terrorist connections. 'Of course we were sure that nothing would come out with...

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Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh Chaplains Welcomed to Armed Services

November 15, 2005

Source: The Scotsman

http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2246822005

On November 15, 2005 The Scotsman reported, "The first Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Sikh chaplains to be appointed by the British Armed Forces have been officially welcomed to their roles by Defence Secretary John Reid. The four will give spiritual, moral and pastoral support to service men and women and their dependants. They are classed as civil servants and employed on fixed-term contracts, for an...

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Muslim Imam in Virginia Partners with FBI in Counterterrorism

November 14, 2005

Source: Time Magazine

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1129587,00.html

On November 14, 2005 Time Magazine reported, "From his mosque, [the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Sterling, Imam Mohamed Magid], like many of the some 600 full-time imams across the country, is fighting his own war against radicals trying to hijack his religion... Sept. 11, 2001, 'changed the role of the American imam for good,' Magid believes. Muslims in this country...

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