Islam

Lodi Imam and His Son Agree to Be Deported

July 16, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/16/AR2005071600282.html

On July 16, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "An Islamic religious leader and his son have agreed to be deported to Pakistan after being detained on immigration charges in connection with a federal investigation into possible terrorist activity.

Muhammed Adil Khan...

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Bay Area Mosque Leaders Pledge to Fight Terrorism, Teach Nonviolence

July 16, 2005

Source: American Muslim Voice/Oakland Tribune

http://www.amuslimvoice.org/html/body_sf_bay_area_muslims_pledge.html

On July 16, 2005 the Oakland Tribune reported, "Responding to fears of possible homegrown terrorists, Bay Area mosque leaders assured they will carefully monitor their communities and continue to promote nonviolence... 'Speaking as an Islamic leader, I will never tolerate amongst our people, in our mosques, in our schools, the...

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Opinion: U.S. Must Acknowledge Terrorist Threat in Islam, Not Bow to "Political Correctness"

July 15, 2005

Source: The Washington Times

http://www.washtimes.com/op-ed/20050714-082637-5504r.htm

On July 15, 2005 The Washington Times ran an opinion piece by Douglas MacKinnon, who served as press secretary to former Sen. Bob Dole and is a former White House and Pentagon official, on the July 7 bombings in London. MacKinnon writes, "Sooner or later, political correctness is going to cause the death of hundreds or even thousands of Americans. These potentially avoidable...

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Opinion: Getting to Know One Another Best Way to Combat Anti-Americanism and Islamophobia

July 15, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News/USA Today

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usatoday/20050715/cm_usatoday/notinthenameofislam;_ylt=AjgFouYZxcNzptlgroN2P.is0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3YWFzYnA2BHNlYwM3NDI-

On July 15, 2005 USA Today ran an opinion piece by Ibrahim Hooper, national communications director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), on the July 7 bombings in London. Hooper writes, "In 2004,...

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Reported Alliance of Football Gangs and "Far Right" Plan to Exact "Revenge" on Muslims

July 15, 2005

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/religion/Story/0,2763,1529028,00.html

On July 15, 2005 The Guardian reported, "Plans by an alliance of rightwing extremists and football hooligans to exact 'revenge' on Muslims after last week's bomb attacks are being monitored by police. The Guardian has learned that extremists are keen to cause widespread fear and injury with attacks on mosques and high-profile 'anti-Muslim' events in the capital.

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Muslim Scout Troop Brings Together Children for "United in Grief, United in Peace"

July 15, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/birmingham/content/articles/2005/07/14/children_unite_feature.shtml

On July 15, 2005 BBC News reported, "The city's only Muslim scout group called on children of all faiths and cultures to unite in defiance of terrorism. Group Scout Leader Abdullah Mussa of Birmingham's first official Muslim Scout Group organised an event in Victoria Square in Birmingham city centre to unite all children from...

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London Vigil for Bombing Victims Includes Hindu Mantra for Protection

July 15, 2005

Source: Hindu Council UK Press Release

http://www.hinducounciluk.org/pr51.htm

On July 15, 2005 a Hindu Council UK press release reported, "Yesterday's vigil at Trafalgar Square in London, marked by a two-minute silence at noon in honour of those who died in the terrorist bomb attacks last week, continued in the evening with a vigil of poems, messages and prayers from celebrities, and political and faith leaders... The Rt. Hon. Tessa Jowell gave a speech with the key word, 'love'......

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Muslim Leaders and Scholars Condemn Suicide Bombings of Civilians, Outside of Occupied Territories

July 15, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

Wire Service: AP

http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/articles/2005/07/15/muslim_scholars_condemn_london_attack/

On July 15, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Muslim leaders and scholars condemned the London bombings Friday but stopped short of criticizing all suicide attacks, with some of them saying those targeting occupying forces are sometimes justified....

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Opinion: Moderate Muslims Must Take "Real Action" Against Extremists

July 14, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0714/p09s01-coop.html

On July 14, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor ran an opinion piece by Mansoor Ijaz, chairman of New York-based Crescent Investment Management LLC, on the need for moderate Muslims to respond to extremist elements within their faith. Ijaz writes, "The trust that binds citizens of free societies together was violated last week when suspected Islamist terrorists set off a wave of...

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"National Weekend of Prayer and Reflection" for Darfur Planned by U.S. Multifaith Coalition

July 14, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0714/p11s02-ussc.htm

On July 14, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "From July 15 to 17, thousands of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim congregations will hold worship services, offer sermons and homilies, and engage in prayer for the people of Darfur, in western Sudan. Some 400,000 people in that region of Africa's largest country have died amid conflict over the past two years, and more than 2.5...

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Minority Groups Concerned Over Iraqi Constitution's Lack of Protection for Religious Freedom

July 14, 2005

Source: The Washington Times

http://www.washtimes.com/national/20050713-102505-4411r.htm

On July 14, 2005 The Washington Times reported, "A month before the debuting of a new Iraqi constitution, the country's religious minorities are worried the document may leave out any meaningful provisions for religious freedom. A panel representing three of those minorities called on the United States to ensure the constitution, to be revealed Aug. 15, benefits them as...

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