Islam

U.S. Elected Officials and Government Agencies Make Satements in Response to Backlash

September 17, 2001

Source: CNN

In a September 17, 2001 Justice Department briefing, FBI Director Robert Mueller said, "...I want to talk briefly about another area of the FBI's responsibilities, and that relates to civil rights. Since the horrific attacks on September 11, dozens of retaliatory hate crimes have been directed at members of the Arab-American community, including assaults, arson, threatening communications and two possibly -- and I say "possibly" -- ethnically motivated murders. Many of these criminal acts have been directed at Muslim houses of worship and at Muslim...

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Victims of the Terror Attacks Included American Muslims

September 17, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-091701service.story

On September 17, 2001, The Los Angeles Times published the article entitled, "She Was Muslim; She Was a Victim." The article reported, "As soothing chants from the Koran played over an intercom, more than 500 mourners gathered Sunday evening at a Los Angeles Muslim cultural center to remember their loved one and friend, Touri Bolourchi. It was a simple...

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Americans of All Faiths Seek Solace, Understanding After Terror Attacks

September 17, 2001

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On September 17, 2001, The San Francisco Chronicle reported that "Throngs of people turned up at houses of worship in the Bay Area and across the nation yesterday for services that focused on last week's terror attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and western Pennsylvania. Churches were jammed with the kind of attendance that is usually only seen on Easter or Christmas. ...At Glide United Methodist Church in San Francisco's Tenderloin, the rafters shook during two full-house services. Scores of people were turned away...

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Muslim Association

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Address: 16 Applewood Dr,
P.O. Box 307, Bradenton, FL 34201
Email: info@issb.net
Website: http://issb.net/

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Americans Seek Understanding of Islam

September 17, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/260/metro/Mosque_opens_its_doors_to_the_public+.shtml

On September 17, 2001, The Boston Globe reported that the Islamic Society of Boston in Cambridge, Massachusetts held an open house on Sunday. The community has received threats but has also "been buoyed by dozens of calls, letters, and faxed messages of support from local non-Muslims. He points to the woman who presented...

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Citizens Act Locally to Support Muslim Neighbors

September 17, 2001

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/religion/472580_wedgwoodsider_.html

On September 17, 2001, The Dallas Morning News reported that "Forty Denton County clergy from all faiths and races stood on the grounds of the Islamic Society of Denton on Sunday afternoon, shoulder to shoulder, surrounding Imam Ahmed Alarafi, the leader of the society. They gathered to show their support for the Islamic congregation and its mosque, where a Molotov...

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In the U.S.: Muslims, Sikhs, Arabs, South Asians Face Threats, Violence (September 17 - October)

September 17, 2001

Source: CNN

http://www.cnn.com/2001/US/09/17/gen.hate.crimes/index.html

On September 17, 2001, CNN reported on the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Press Conference which "detailed scores of reports of attacks against American Muslims, South Asians and Arabs since the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington last week." The article noted that CAIR has "has received reports of harassment of Muslim women and obscenities shouted on the street; bombings,...

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Masjid Al-Iman

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2001.

Phone: 954-581-6295

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