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Muslims Take to Minn. State Fair to Repair Image

September 4, 2010

Author: Patrick Condon

Source: Google News

Wire Service: The Associated Press

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hHMy9Ts7cdEbA7jLyySvPOIFTOOQD9I0V4PG0

Despite the smells of fried dough and roasted meat wafting from the Minnesota State Fair, Salim and Zuleyha Ozonder were focused on the people who were leaving, not the food or festivities beckoning from across the...

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For US Muslims, a 9/11 Anniversary Like No Other

September 4, 2010

Author: Rachel Zoll

Source: Google News

Wire Service: Associated Press

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jYMr4MEm1Vu6my2WD-agJeNrLTOAD9I1876G0

American Muslims are boosting security at mosques, seeking help from leaders of other faiths and airing ads underscoring their loyalty to the United States — all ahead of a 9/11 anniversary they fear could bring more...

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Syria’s Solidarity With Islamists Ends At Home

September 3, 2010

Author: Kareem Fahim

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/04/world/middleeast/04syria.html?ref=religion_and_belief

This country, which had sought to show solidarity with Islamist groups and allow religious figures a greater role in public life, has recently reversed course, moving forcefully to curb the influence of Muslim conservatives in its mosques, public universities and charities.

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Syria’s Solidarity With Islamists Ends At Home

September 3, 2010

Author: Kareem Fahim

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/04/world/middleeast/04syria.html?ref=religion_and_belief

This country, which had sought to show solidarity with Islamist groups and allow religious figures a greater role in public life, has recently reversed course, moving forcefully to curb the influence of Muslim conservatives in its mosques, public universities and charities.

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Interfaith Understanding.

September 2, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Richmond Times-Dispatch

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Clergy from multiple faiths gather at the Islamic Center of Virginia to urge tolerance in the debate over a planned Muslim Community Center near Ground Zero in New York City.

 

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Far-Right Anti-Mosque Video Game Triggers Outrage In Austria

September 1, 2010

Source: Reuters

http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/09/01/far-right-anti-mosque-video-game-triggers-outrage-in-austria/

The picturesque Austrian province of Styria is overrun by huge mosques with minarets, if you are to believe an online video game designed for the far-right Freedom Party ahead of regional elections on September 26.

In a shooting range-style game, players have 60 seconds to collect points...

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Re-Entry Program Gives Muslims Second Chance

September 1, 2010

Author: Manya A. Brachear

Source: Newsbug.info/The Chicago Tribune

Wire Service: Associated Press

http://newsbug.info/articles/2010/09/01/front/state_news/doc4c7e507bdb4e3795488064.txt

Instead of stepping back into lifestyles that risk landing them in prison again, a handful of former inmates who embraced Islam behind bars are spending their days constructing green transitional...

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Gathering At Capitol Condemns 'Demonization' Of Islam

September 1, 2010

Author: Stephen Magagnini

Source: The Fresno Bee

http://www.fresnobee.com/2010/09/01/2061974/gathering-at-capitol-condemns.html

Sacramento's famous diversity was on full display at the Capitol's East Steps this morning as 50 community leaders across faith and race condemned the rising tide of Islamophobia across California and the nation.

"Aren't we long past the freaky demonization of one group that lets us ......

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CAIR National PSA Campaign Challenges Growing Islamophobia

September 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: PR Newswire / Council on American-Islamic Relations

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cair-national-psa-campaign-challenges-growing-islamophobia-101989538.html

A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today launched a national public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring Muslim 9/11 first responders and designed to...

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Far-Right Anti-Mosque Video Game Triggers Outrage In Austria

September 1, 2010

Source: Reuters

http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/09/01/far-right-anti-mosque-video-game-triggers-outrage-in-austria/

The picturesque Austrian province of Styria is overrun by huge mosques with minarets, if you are to believe an online video game designed for the far-right Freedom Party ahead of regional elections on September 26.

In a shooting range-style game, players have 60 seconds to collect points...

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Re-Entry Program Gives Muslims Second Chance

September 1, 2010

Author: Manya A. Brachear

Source: Newsbug.info/The Chicago Tribune

Wire Service: Associated Press

http://newsbug.info/articles/2010/09/01/front/state_news/doc4c7e507bdb4e3795488064.txt

Instead of stepping back into lifestyles that risk landing them in prison again, a handful of former inmates who embraced Islam behind bars are spending their days constructing green transitional...

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