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Protesters Demand Nepal Revert to Hindu State

February 17, 2007

Source: Turkish Press

http://www.turkishpress.com/news.asp?id=163172

Kathmandu-Around 1,000 protesters have rallied in Nepal's capital to demand that the Himalayan nation revert to being a Hindu state after the government declared the country secular.

Nepal was the world's only Hindu nation until the government made it a secular country last year following massive protests which forced its Hindu monarch to end his absolute rule.

King Gyanendra is viewed by...

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Hindus in Canada Celebrate Shivratri

February 16, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Hindus_in_Canada_celebrate_Shivratri/articleshow/1626806.cms

VANCOUVER: Devout Hindus have taken their religion and culture to far off shores and Shivratri is no exception. The Indian community in Hamilton, Ontario has been busy in the run-up to this important festival.

Since the past seven days, Hindus living across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have thronged...

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Hindus in Canada Celebrate Shivratri

February 16, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Hindus_in_Canada_celebrate_Shivratri/articleshow/1626806.cms

VANCOUVER: Devout Hindus have taken their religion and culture to far off shores and Shivratri is no exception. The Indian community in Hamilton, Ontario has been busy in the run-up to this important festival.

Since the past seven days, Hindus living across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have thronged...

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Hindus in Canada Celebrate Shivratri

February 16, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Hindus_in_Canada_celebrate_Shivratri/articleshow/1626806.cms

VANCOUVER: Devout Hindus have taken their religion and culture to far off shores and Shivratri is no exception. The Indian community in Hamilton, Ontario has been busy in the run-up to this important festival.

Since the past seven days, Hindus living across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have thronged...

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African Interfaith Group Calls on International Community to Honor Pledges to Sudan

February 16, 2007

Source: World Faith News

http://www.wfn.org/2007/02/msg00171.html

KHARTOUM, Sudan/GENEVA, 16 February 2007 (LWI)--After a visit to Sudan which included discussions with political and religious leaders in Khartoum and Juba, an African interfaith delegation has called on the international community to honor their political and financial pledges to sustain Sudan's peace process.

"Peace in Sudan will be the base for stability and peace for the whole region and Africa," the...

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"Many Assumptions Collapse as Jewish Author Studies America’s Muslims," a Commentary by Paul M. Barrett

February 16, 2007

Author: Paul M. Barrett

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

http://www.dispatch.com/news/religion/faith-story.php?story=dispatch/2007/02/16/20070216-C2-00.html

"Did they know you were Jewish? "

I often hear that question when people learn I’ve spent four years researching and writing a book about American Muslims. The answer is yes, and rather than hinder my reporting, disclosure usually...

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"Many Assumptions Collapse as Jewish Author Studies America’s Muslims," a Commentary by Paul M. Barrett

February 16, 2007

Author: Paul M. Barrett

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

http://www.dispatch.com/news/religion/faith-story.php?story=dispatch/2007/02/16/20070216-C2-00.html

"Did they know you were Jewish? "

I often hear that question when people learn I’ve spent four years researching and writing a book about American Muslims. The answer is yes, and rather than hinder my reporting, disclosure usually...

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"Many Assumptions Collapse as Jewish Author Studies America’s Muslims," a Commentary by Paul M. Barrett

February 16, 2007

Author: Paul M. Barrett

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

http://www.dispatch.com/news/religion/faith-story.php?story=dispatch/2007/02/16/20070216-C2-00.html

"Did they know you were Jewish? "

I often hear that question when people learn I’ve spent four years researching and writing a book about American Muslims. The answer is yes, and rather than hinder my reporting, disclosure usually...

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"What the West Can Learn From Islam," a Commentary by Tariq Ramadan

February 16, 2007

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/errors.dir/noauthorization.php3?page=/weekly/v53/i24/24b00601.htm

In late September, I finally received a response to the question I had been asking the Bush administration for more than two years: Why was my work visa revoked in late July 2004, just days before I was to take up a position as a professor of Islamic studies and the...

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"What the West Can Learn From Islam," a Commentary by Tariq Ramadan

February 16, 2007

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/errors.dir/noauthorization.php3?page=/weekly/v53/i24/24b00601.htm

In late September, I finally received a response to the question I had been asking the Bush administration for more than two years: Why was my work visa revoked in late July 2004, just days before I was to take up a position as a professor of Islamic studies and the...

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"What the West Can Learn From Islam," a Commentary by Tariq Ramadan

February 16, 2007

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/errors.dir/noauthorization.php3?page=/weekly/v53/i24/24b00601.htm

In late September, I finally received a response to the question I had been asking the Bush administration for more than two years: Why was my work visa revoked in late July 2004, just days before I was to take up a position as a professor of Islamic studies and the...

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