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International, Interfaith Town Hall Discusses Religion and Civil Society

June 25, 2005

Source: The Indianapolis Star

http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050625/LIVING/506250338/1007/LIVING

On June 25, 2005 The Indianapolis Star reported, "When Jessica Pollock talks about the upcoming international town hall meeting, she gets excited about the possibility for peace in the Middle East -- and here in the Indianapolis area. Indianapolis is one of 40 sites of Sunday's live video conference on resolving the...

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Rev. Moon Announces Peace Bridge, Encourages Americans to Engage in Interreligious Dialogue

June 25, 2005

Source: US Newswire

http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=49419

On June 25, 2005 a US Newswire press release reported, "The Reverend Sun Myung Moon will unveil his proposal for the construction of a 51-mile-long bridge between Alaska and Siberia that would link America's fortune with that of Russia... In addition, Rev. Moon will issue a new challenge to America, calling for Christians, Muslims and Jews to overcome their differences, promote interreligious...

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Opinion: An American Muslim Embraces His "American-ness"

June 24, 2005

Source: Muslim Wake Up!

http://www.muslimwakeup.com/main/archives/2005/06/american_muslim_3.php#more

On June 24, 2005 Muslim Wake Up! ran an opinion piece by Hesham Hassaballa, a physician and freelance writer from Chicago who also helped found the Chicago chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations. Hassaballa expresses the turmoil experienced by many Muslim-Americans who are struggling to embrace their "American-ness" while at times...

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Mayoral Candidate in New York City Reaches Out to Muslims

June 24, 2005

Source: New California Media

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=efec40d670065e0b9e97ce803beb5b1e

On June 24, 2005 New California Media reported, "As one more sign that 800, 000 Muslim New Yorkers, at least 250, 000 of whom are eligible to vote, can play an important role in the upcoming mayoral elections, the Manhattan borough president, C. Virginia Fields, told leaders of the New York Chapter of the...

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Queen's Awards Recognize Muslim Groups for Service

June 24, 2005

Source: The Muslim News

http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/paper/index.php?article=1991

On June 24, 2005 The Muslim News reported, "Muslim Welfare House (MWH) is among three Muslim organisations to be recognized in the prestigious Queen’s Award for voluntary service announced on June 2. It is the third time in recent months that the 30-year-old organisation has been chosen out for exemplary community work: Director, Fadi Itani, last year picked up an award from...

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In London, Woman Wearing Niqab Attacked on Bus

June 24, 2005

Source: The Muslim News

http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/paper/index.php?article=2007

On June 24, 2005 The Muslim News reported, "A Muslim woman who claimed to have been physically attacked by two teenagers while riding a bus home from work last month, has accused the police of delaying the handling of her case. Amal Saad, 53, an assistant at Tayyibah Girls School in London who wears niqab (face-covering attire), said that she had boarded the 254 Aldgate bus on May 27...

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Judge Orders Arrest of CIA Agents Following 2003 Kidnapping of Italian Imam

June 24, 2005

Source: MASNET

http://www.masnet.org/news.asp?id=2560

On June 24, 2005 MASNET reported, "Italian authorities have issued arrest warrants for 13 agents of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) accused of kidnapping an Islamic leader in northern Italy, an Italian newspaper reported. Osama Mustafa Hassan Nasr, also known as Abu Omar, was seized from a Milan street and stuffed into a white van on February 17, 2003, by two Italian-speakers claiming to want to check his identity. He has...

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Nashville Human Relations Commission Monitoring Qur'an Defilement Case

June 24, 2005

Source: The Tennessean

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050624/NEWS01/506240401/1006/NEWS

On June 24, 2005 The Tennessean reported, "A Metro agency that works to resolve complaints of discrimination stepped in yesterday to assist Islamic leaders, the day after a defiled Qur'an was found on the steps of a Nashville apartment.

Staff from the Metro Human Relations Commission met with religious leaders...

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Interfaith March Against Poverty Planned for Nairobi

June 24, 2005

Source: All Africa.com/Catholic Information Service for Africa

http://allafrica.com/stories/200506240693.html

On June 24, 2005 the Catholic Information Service for Africa reported, "The civil society in Kenya is urging people to participate in an interfaith march geared seeking immediate cancellation of debts and campaigning for transparent and accountable governance in African countries.

The Interfaith and Civil Society Organization Campaign to End Global Poverty...

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Minister Tells Court that Interfaith Event Ended with Death Threat

June 23, 2005

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald/AAP

http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/interfaith-forum-ended-with-death-threat-court-told/2005/06/22/1119321795460.html?on

On June 23, 2005 the Australian Associated Press reported, "A Presbyterian minister has sought a permanent personal protection order, claiming his and his family's safety is at risk, after an interfaith meeting that was meant to promote...

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Editorial: Courts should Allow Qur'an in Courtroom Oaths

June 23, 2005

Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/opin/content/news/opinion/stories/2005/06/23/20050623rmtoath.html

On June 23, 2005 the Rocky Mount Telegram reported, "An Islamic group is asking North Carolina court officials to allow the use of the Qur'an when administering courtroom oaths. The request stemmed from an incident last week, in which judges in Guilford County told a Greensboro Islamic center...

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Muslim Women's League

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 June 2014.

Phone: 626-358-0335
Email: mwl@mwlusa.org
Website: http://www.mwlusa.org/
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Founded in 1992, the Muslim Women's League (MWL) is a non-profit organization "working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society." Its main goal is to increase awareness of women's rights as guaranteed in the Qur'an, and...

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Christian Pastor May Face Jail After Refusing Order to Apologize to Muslims

June 23, 2005

Source: Herald Sun

http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,15698406%255E2862,00.html

On June 23, 2005 the Herald Sun reported, "A Christian pastor ordered to apologise for vilifying Muslims says he will go to prison rather than say sorry.

In a landmark ruling, Catch the Fire Ministries pastors Danny Nalliah and Daniel Scot were yesterday ordered to publish apology statements in newspapers, their church...

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Woman Fights for Right to Wear Hijab at Orlando Apartment Management Company

June 23, 2005

Source: Sun Sentinel

Wire Service: AP

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/florida/sfl-fscarf23jun23,0,3888757.story?coll=sfla-news-florida

On June 23, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "A Muslim woman sued an apartment management company Wednesday, alleging that she was denied a job at an Orlando apartment complex because she refused to remove her head scarf for religious reasons....

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