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Opinion: "Liberty of the Artist: From the Danish to the Dutch" by James McConalogue

July 10, 2006

Source: The Brussels Journal

http://www.brusselsjournal.com/node/1166

On July 10, 2006 The Brussels Journal ran an opinion piece by James P. McConalogue, an editor living and working in Oxford. McConalogue writes, "In recent weeks, the London courts have tried protesters for their cause in the disruption and violence on the streets of London after the Danish cartoon controversy. Their charges are varied but have included the soliciting of murder of American and Danish nationals....

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Muslim Cleric Jokes About 7/7, Mocks Victims

July 9, 2006

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2261777,00.html

On July 9, 2006 The Times reported, "A speech by an extremist Muslim cleric praising the London bombers and mocking victims of suicide attacks has been broadcast on the internet to coincide with the anniversary of the July 7 attacks. The audience laughs as Omar Brooks, a British Muslim convert who also uses the name Abu Izzadeen, makes fun of non-Muslims as 'animals' and...

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Court Strikes Down State's Ban on Hijab in Schools

July 9, 2006

Source: Gulf Times

http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=96346&version=1&template_id=39&parent_id=21

On July 9, 2006 the Gulf Times reported, "A German state’s ban on women teachers wearing Muslim headscarves has been ruled void by a court. A German state’s ban on women teachers wearing Muslim headscarves has been ruled void by a court. The Baden-Wuerttemberg administrative...

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Black Minister Makes Troubling Remarks About Islam

July 8, 2006

Source: The Miami Herald

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On July 8, 2006 The Miami Herald reported, "The Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a Broward clergyman who has advised President Bush and is a political appointee of Gov. Jeb Bush, took to the air waves Friday to criticize Islam as a 'cult' religion. The radio appearance by Dozier, who serves on the governor's committee that screens Broward judicial nominees, startled a local Muslim leader, and prompted the governor to immediately distance himself from the...

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Christians and Muslims Hold Remembrance, Issue Joint Statement on 7/7

July 8, 2006

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/20060708/22799.htm

On July 8, 2006 The Christian Post reported, "As England stood silent Friday in remembrance of the London bombing victims of one year ago, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) issued a joint statement with the Muslim Council of Britain.

On the one-year anniversary of the suicide bombings that struck London’s transport system, killing 52 people and injuring...

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Muslim American Society Calls for Justice for Palestinians, Rallying Marchers in D.C.

July 8, 2006

Source: The News and Observer

http://www.newsobserver.com/682/story/458591.html

On July 8, 2006 The News and Observer reported, "More than 100 protesters of Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip marched on the state Capitol Friday carrying banners and a mock corpse and demanding an end to the violence.

The protesters were responding to a national call for solidarity with the Palestinian people issued by the Muslim American Society. In Raleigh, they included...

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Pittsburgh Mosque Members Denounce FBI Raid

July 8, 2006

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06189/704371-53.stm

On July 8, 2006 the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, "The congregation of the Light of the Age mosque yesterday denounced the June 30 FBI raid on the site as 'unjust, unethical and unnecessary.'

Tahir Abdullah, assistant director of the congregation, read a statement from the Muslim Alliance in North America, a coalition of primarily African-American Muslim organizations from...

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Church-Supported Youth Camp Celebrates Country's Religious Diversity

July 8, 2006

Source: Indian Catholic

http://www.theindiancatholic.com/newsread.asp?nid=2257

On July 8, 2006 the Indian Catholic reported, "Young people from all over India prayed, worked and danced together for five days recently, celebrating India's cultural and religious diversity. The 350 participants, aged 13-35, came from 22 of the country's 28 states and belonged to the various major religions in India. Fifty-nine of them were females. S.N. Subbarao, a noted peace...

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Vandals Put Gunshots through Dome of County's First Islamic Center

July 8, 2006

Source: Northwest Indiana News

http://nwitimes.com/articles/2006/07/08/news/top_news/7f9b044656dffafd862571a400827204.txt

On July 8, 2006 NWTimes reported, "Muslim-American leaders of the Michigan City Islamic Center say that $8,600 in recent criminal mischief damage to their mosque was a 'systematic hate crime.' 'People here are shocked. It looks more like someone sending a message than random vandalism by bored teenagers,' said...

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London's IslamExpo Falls on 7/7 Anniversary

July 7, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/5158470.stm

On July 7, 2006 BBC News reported, "The organisers insist it is a coincidence, but the fact that IslamExpo fell on the first anniversary of the London bombings was the powerful symbol British Muslims needed to say very publicly what they stand for. The �1.8m show at London's Alexandra Palace could have been just another event where Muslims talks to Muslims about being Muslim.

But instead the...

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After 7/7, Muslim Man Starts Company Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

July 7, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/west_yorkshire/5153614.stm

On July 7, 2006 BBC News reported, "The London bombings proved to be a watershed in the life of Jamil Ahmed, a 35-year-old Muslim from Leeds. The father-of-five from Harehills said the shock of 7/7 and the bombers' links to his home city forced him to reassess the whole direction of his life.

He was inspired to quit his job to set up his own company...

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