Islam

Face Of Islam

February 11, 2011

Author: David A. James

Source: The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

http://newsminer.com/bookmark/11397691-Face-of-Islam

To the editor:

 

For two years, my sister has been a contract bookkeeper for a Muslim-owned taxi company in Seattle. Mohamed, the company owner, has been a generous friend to her since they met.

UPS Sued for Demanding Muslim Shave Beard

February 10, 2011

Author: Vivian Tse

Source: The Local

http://www.thelocal.se/31960/20110210/

 

In a lawsuit filed with Sweden's Labour Court (Arbetsdomstolen) on Monday, the ombudsman argued that the company should pay the man, a resident of Spånga northeast of Stockholm, 150,000 kronor ($23,000) in compensation plus 42,000 kronor in lost income, as well as interest on both amounts.

 

Most Tennesseans Favor Muslims' Right to Build Houses of Worship

February 9, 2011

Author: Michael Cass

Source: The Tennessean

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110209/NEWS02/102090376/1972/NEWS02/Most-Tennesseans-favor-Muslims-right-build-houses-worship

The recent battle over plans to build a mosque in Murfreesboro put tensions about the meaning of Islam in high relief, generating noisy denunciations of Muslims'...

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Islamic Rappers Spread the Word

February 9, 2011

Author: Farwa Zahra

Source: The Express Tribune

http://tribune.com.pk/story/116518/islamic-rappers-spread-the-word/

Much celebrated for calligraphic designs, Islamic art now takes a modern turn with the streak of rap music. Native Deen, a Washington, DC based group focuses on combining the hip-hop and R&B elements with Islam-themed lyrics.

 

The group’s aim is to highlight issues confronting Muslims...

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St. Petersburg Man Accused Of Hate Crime Against Muslim

February 5, 2011

Author: Kameel Stanley

Source: The St. Petersburg Times

http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/st-pete-man-accused-of-hate-crime-against-muslim/1149809

Authorities have arrested a 52-year-old man they say committed a hate crime against a man he learned was a Muslim.

 

According to an arrest affidavit, Bradley Kent Strott, of 4300 58th Ave. N, stabbed the unidentified...

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Cameron Criticizes ‘Multiculturalism’ In Britain

February 5, 2011

Author: John F. Burns

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/06/world/europe/06britain.html?ref=religionandbelief

Faced with growing alarm about Islamic militants who have made Britain one of Europe’s most active bases for terrorist plots, Prime Minister David Cameron has mounted an attack on the country’s decades-old policy of “multiculturalism,” saying it has encouraged...

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Dutch Jews Want Fast Punishment For Anti-Semitism

February 2, 2011

Author: Toby Sterling

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/02/AR2011020201514_pf.html

Jewish groups in the Netherlands called Wednesday for swifter punishment for Holocaust deniers as parliament debated how to combat rising anti-Semitism.

Among other measures, a Jewish umbrella organization said it wants...

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