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In Wake of Three Incidents of Vandalism, Muslim Community of Adelanto Hopes For Healing

June 30, 2005

Source: Daily Press

http://www.vvdailypress.com/2005/112013682018434.html

On June 30, 2005 the Daily Press reported, "On June 3 the [United Islamic Youth Organization's mosque in north Adelanto] was burned to the ground � arson is suspected. On June 19 two teenagers, 18 and 16 years old, were arrested for suspicion of shooting at buildings on the grounds and re-igniting the remnants of the leveled mosque. Local authorities, the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol,...

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British Medical Association Backs Use of Sterile Hijabs and Turbans by Doctors in Surgery

June 30, 2005

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/medicine/story/0,11381,1517680,00.html

On June 30, 2005 The Guardian reported, "Hospitals should provide a new range of sterile headwear to allow doctors to observe religious traditions without risking the spread of MRSA and other infections, the BMA decided yesterday. They should include 'theatre hijabs' made from material that could be easily sterilised, allowing Muslim women doctors to cover their faces...

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Muslim and Christian Women Participate in Dialogue Group in South Bend

June 30, 2005

Source: South Bend Tribune

http://www.southbendtribune.com/stories/2005/06/30/faith.20050630-sbt-MICH-D1-Fruitful.sto

On June 30, 2005 the South Bend Tribune reported, "They call themselves the Muslim/Christian Women's Dialogue Group and take turns meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at either the Islamic Society of Michiana, 3310 Hepler St., or Little Flower Catholic Church, 54191 N. Ironwood Road. About 30 women from the...

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Opinion: Women in Islamic Countries Seem to be Rising Up

June 29, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0629/p09s01-cojh.htm

On June 29, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor ran an opinion piece by John Hughes, editor and chief operating officer of the Deseret Morning News, on women in Islamic countries. Hughes writes, "It may at present be only a whisper. But it could get louder and louder. It is the voice of Islamic women in the Middle East protesting their longtime political and economic second-...

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Coalition of Communities to Review Patriot Act

June 28, 2005

Source: Common Dreams News Center Press Release

http://www.commondreams.org/news2005/0628-25.htm

On June 28, 2005 a Common Dreams News Center Press Release stated: "Before Congress votes to reauthorize or amend controversial sections of the USA PATRIOT Act set to expire this year, a coalition of grassroots groups and national organizations plans to make sure Congress members hear their constituents’ concerns. From July 2 through 8, they will be holding educational...

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Study Launched on Improving Care for Muslim and Sikh Terminal Patients

June 27, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4627509.stm

On June 27, 2005 BBC News reported, "A study has been launched to improve the care of terminally ill Sikh and Muslim patients. With funding from the Chief Scientist Office, Professor Aziz Sheikh of Edinburgh University will ask patients and carers about end of life needs. He says palliative care services are focused on the elderly dying from cancer - yet migrants to Britain often die younger and from other...

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Mosque Opens in Monterey

June 26, 2005

Source: Monterey Herald

http://www.montereyherald.com/mld/montereyherald/news/local/11989908.htm

On June 26, 2005 the Monterey Herald reported, "[The new mosque for the Islamic Society of Monterey] opened with a celebratory ceremony that drew about 100 people, both Muslims and non-Muslim community members who came along to join the festivities... The society has been around since the early 1960s, and boasts about 300 members, according to Anis...

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Prince Charles' Planned Development Includes Mosque Provoking Protest

June 26, 2005

Source: Times Online

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-1669565,00.html

On June 26, 2005 the Times Online reported, "The Prince of Wales is facing a growing public revolt over plans to build a mosque as part of a new settlement he is planning in Cornwall. More than 100 local residents have formed an action group to prevent a consortium of developers led by the Duchy of Cornwall, the prince’s estate, from building the mosque on the southeast...

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Multireligious Delegation from Pakistan Visits India to Support Peace Process

June 26, 2005

Source: WebIndia123

Wire Service: IANS

http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=91692

On June 26, 2005 the Indo-Asian News Service reported, "A group of Pakistani Hindu, Sikh, Christian and Muslim delegates is visiting places of worship in Delhi and neighbouring Indian states to give a boost to the bilateral peace process... 'The peace process will improve as more and more delegations from both sides make such visits....

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Lodi's Muslim Community Divided Over Imam Accused in Terror Plot

June 26, 2005

Source: The Sacramento Bee

http://www.sacbee.com/user_registration/login/?goto=http%3A//www.sacbee.com/content/news/story/13132310p-13976426c.html

On June 26, 2005 The Sacramento Bee reported, "Adil Khan, 47, has helped put Lodi, a San Joaquin County city of 62,000, on the international map - not for his modern ideas or distinguished background, but because he apparently is the target of a federal...

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Indo-Canadians Struggle to Understand, Respond to, Honor Killings

June 26, 2005

Source: Macleans/CP

http://www.macleans.ca/topstories/news/shownews.jsp?content=n062604A

On June 26, 2005 the Canadian Press reported, "Indo-Canadian community activists say it's time that families like the Atwals [where the father murdered his daughter because she was secretly dating a Caucasian man] who are caught in a cultural crossfire with their Canadian-born children realize they should seek help.

And they believe social agencies need...

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