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Muslim Clerics Urged to Include Environment In Sermons

September 7, 2010

Author: Kristine L. Alave

Source: The Philippine Daily Inquirer

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/regions/view/20100907-291038/Muslim-clerics-urged-to-include-environment-in-sermons

The country's ulamas have been urged to take on a new task: preach about the environment.

The local branch of the Muslim Associations for Climate Change Action has asked the country...

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Thailand: Marching 1,100 Kilometres for Peace Between Buddhists And Muslims In the South

September 7, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Asia News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,9508,0,0,1,0

More than 70 people, including Buddhist monks, took part in a peace march that began on 11 July and ended on 1 September. Participants walked some 1,100 kilometres, from Mahidol University in Salaya District to the central mosque in Pattani province. Their goal was to tell everyone that peace and coexistence are possible in...

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Mosque Under Construction In Phoenix Vandalized

September 7, 2010

Author: Frank Camacho

Source: Azfamily.com

http://www.azfamily.com/outbound-feeds/yahoo-news/Mosque-under-construction-in-Phoenix-vandalized-102395344.html

Staff at a Phoenix mosque is cleaning up broken glass and graffiti after vandals break in.

The mosque has been under construction near Interstate 17 and Glendale for a while now but recently vandals doused floor with paint after...

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Indonesians Go Home, By the Millions

September 6, 2010

Author: Norimitsu Onishi

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/world/asia/07jakarta.html?ref=religion_and_belief

The exodus happens every year.

During the last days of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, tens of millions of Indonesians leave the country’s cities to return to their villages by motorcycle, train, bus and boat.

The mass homecoming is both a decidedly...

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Indonesians Go Home, By the Millions

September 6, 2010

Author: Norimitsu Onishi

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/world/asia/07jakarta.html?ref=religion_and_belief

The exodus happens every year.

During the last days of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, tens of millions of Indonesians leave the country’s cities to return to their villages by motorcycle, train, bus and boat.

The mass homecoming is both a decidedly...

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Why 'Islamophobia' Is Less Thinly Veiled In Europe

September 5, 2010

Author: Robert Marquand

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2010/0905/Why-Islamophobia-is-less-thinly-veiled-in-Europe

Rooful Ali is an accountant who commutes, "suited and booted," to his corporate office in London from Northamptonshire, England, where he grew up in a Bangladeshi family. His avocation is photography. But he also finds time to direct the first...

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Why 'Islamophobia' Is Less Thinly Veiled In Europe

September 5, 2010

Author: Robert Marquand

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2010/0905/Why-Islamophobia-is-less-thinly-veiled-in-Europe

Rooful Ali is an accountant who commutes, "suited and booted," to his corporate office in London from Northamptonshire, England, where he grew up in a Bangladeshi family. His avocation is photography. But he also finds time to direct the first...

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