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"Tariq Ramadan Has an Identity Issue," a Commentary by Ian Buruma

February 4, 2007

Author: Ian Butuma

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/04/magazine/04ramadan.t.html

ariq Ramadan, Muslim, scholar, activist, Swiss citizen, resident of Britain, active on several continents, is a hard man to pin down. People call him “slippery,” “double-faced,” “dangerous,” but also “brilliant,” a “bridge-builder,” a “Muslim Martin Luther.” He wants...

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Engage Our Youth in Promoting Non-Violence

February 4, 2007

Author: Shakila T. Ahmad

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070204/EDIT02/702040348/1021/EDIT

In a world of ever-increasing violence, Muslim Mothers Against Violence (MMAV) was founded at the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati to stand up for and to collaborate with others in not just condemning but also taking action against violence through sponsorship of peaceful methods...

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South Asians Raise Millions for Hospital

February 3, 2007

Author: Prithi Yelaja

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/177806

When the new Brampton Civic Hospital opens its doors later this year, it will be due in no small measure to the generosity of the South Asian community, particularly residents with Punjabi roots who live in the area.

The move to name the new emergency department after Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, gave Sikh fundraising efforts a boost – and caused a...

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Spain’s Muslim Soldiers “With Double Loyalties” Spark Debate

February 3, 2007

Source: New Europe

http://www.neurope.eu/view_news.php?id=69889

Muslim soldiers serving in the Spanish army in the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are sparking controversy among security experts. Some doubt their loyalty to Spain and fear they could side with neighbouring Morocco in case of a conflict between the two countries.

Located on Morocco’s Mediterranean coast, Ceuta and Melilla have belonged to Spain for centuries, but Rabat continues to claim sovereignty over...

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Spain’s Muslim Soldiers “With Double Loyalties” Spark Debate

February 3, 2007

Source: New Europe

http://www.neurope.eu/view_news.php?id=69889

Muslim soldiers serving in the Spanish army in the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are sparking controversy among security experts. Some doubt their loyalty to Spain and fear they could side with neighbouring Morocco in case of a conflict between the two countries.

Located on Morocco’s Mediterranean coast, Ceuta and Melilla have belonged to Spain for centuries, but Rabat continues to claim sovereignty over...

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Spain’s Muslim Soldiers “With Double Loyalties” Spark Debate

February 3, 2007

Source: New Europe

http://www.neurope.eu/view_news.php?id=69889

Muslim soldiers serving in the Spanish army in the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are sparking controversy among security experts. Some doubt their loyalty to Spain and fear they could side with neighbouring Morocco in case of a conflict between the two countries.

Located on Morocco’s Mediterranean coast, Ceuta and Melilla have belonged to Spain for centuries, but Rabat continues to claim sovereignty over...

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South Asians Raise Millions for Hospital

February 3, 2007

Author: Prithi Yelaja

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/177806

When the new Brampton Civic Hospital opens its doors later this year, it will be due in no small measure to the generosity of the South Asian community, particularly residents with Punjabi roots who live in the area.

The move to name the new emergency department after Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, gave Sikh fundraising efforts a boost – and caused a...

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South Asians Raise Millions for Hospital

February 3, 2007

Author: Prithi Yelaja

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/177806

When the new Brampton Civic Hospital opens its doors later this year, it will be due in no small measure to the generosity of the South Asian community, particularly residents with Punjabi roots who live in the area.

The move to name the new emergency department after Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, gave Sikh fundraising efforts a boost – and caused a...

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Navneet Singh Honored with the "Humanitarian Award"

February 2, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/55F482601B4F8273872572760062E2FD

Navneet Singh Narula honored with the “Humanitarian Award” at the 11th Annual Multicultural Prism Awardsâ„¢ gala. His passion and commitment for non-profit work and the children of the world affected by natural disasters have earned him this well deserved recognition.

When Atlanta-based Accenture employee Navneet...

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Hindu American Foundation Responds to Assertions in India Abroad Letter

February 2, 2007

Source: Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/media_letters_india_abroad_thomas.htm

A letter by a reader, P. Thomas, was published in India Abroad, January 5th, 2007. The writer asserted that the newspaper was publishing a large number of positive articles and reports on Hindus and Hindu-American organizations, and that those reports did not inform readers about the nature and culture of Hindu-Americans, and the agendas of...

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Conservative Author, Religion Professor Debate Cross Removal

February 1, 2007

Source: The Dallas Morning News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/religion/stories/020207dnrelcross.1a66617.html

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - A plain, 18-inch brass cross filled a 120-seat chapel Thursday night at the College of William and Mary, not for a worship service but for a debate on whether it belongs on the altar.

Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza came to campus...

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