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More Muslims than Jews or Orthodox Christians in Chicago

December 20, 2002

Source: The Chicago Sun-Times

http://www.suntimes.com/output/religion/cst-nws-relbriefs20.html

On December 20, 2002 The Chicago Sun-Times reported that "new population figures for religious communities in the Chicago area show there are more Muslims living in the area than Jews or Orthodox Christians... The figures, from the National Conference for Community and Justice, are based on statistics submitted to the organization by various religious communities...

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Eid al-Fitr in U.S., 2002

December 19, 2002

Source: Pakistan Link

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=69b528758e3dd704c6ce2f4374b984a0

On December 19, 2002 the Pakistan Link reported that "still reeling from the aftereffects of 9/11, the Muslim community in Sacramento turned out in record numbers for the service for Eid, the end of Ramadan. On Dec. 6, over 2000 worshipers gathered at one of the oldest continuous places of Muslim worship in the...

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INS Detains Hundreds of Muslim and Middle Eastern Immigrants in California

December 19, 2002

Source: ACLU

http://www.aclu.org/SafeandFree/SafeandFree.cfm?ID=11503&c=206

On December 19, 2002, the American Civil Liberties Union issued a press release stating that "in a development that confirms the American Civil Liberties Union’s initial fears about a controversial immigrant fingerprinting and registration program, the Immigration and Naturalization Service is apparently using the program as a pretext for the mass detention of hundreds of Middle...

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Man Sentenced to 6 1/2 Years for Hate Crime

December 18, 2002

Source: Seattle Times

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/134598086_mosqueassault18m0.html

On December 18, 2002 the Seattle Times reported that "a Snohomish man has been sentenced to 6-1/2 years for an assault on a Seattle mosque two days after the terrorist attacks... Patrick Cunningham, 54, admitted to trying to set fire to parked vehicles at the Islamic Idriss Mosque and to threatening two worshippers with a loaded .22-caliber...

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Iowa: Controversy over North Liberty City Officials Plan to Lease Land Intended for Muslim Youth Camp

December 18, 2002

Source: The Associated Press

On December 18, 2002 The Associated Press reported that "[North Liberty, Iowa]City officials say they will consider leasing 106 acres of federal land on Coralville Lake in an attempt to block a plan to develop a Muslim youth camp on the property. The City Council voted Tuesday to pursue a lease jointly with Johnson County officials, who also have voiced concerns about the camp and conference center proposed by the Muslim Youth Camps of America. County officials also agreed Tuesday to explore a joint lease. The land is...

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INS Detains Hundreds of Muslim and Middle Eastern Immigrants in California

December 17, 2002

Source: The Orange County Register

http://www2.ocregister.com/ocrweb/ocr/article.do?id=16527

On December 17, 2002 The Orange County Register reported that "at least 22 men from Arab or Islamic countries were arrested Monday as they went to the Immigration and Naturalization Service's Santa Ana office to register under a new program aimed at improving screening of foreign visitors in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, police officials confirmed... The men...

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Masjid Salam, Inc.

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 16 December 2002.

Phone: 212-663-9600

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