Islam

Over 35 Hindus Killed in Kashmir Massacre

May 1, 2006

Source: MSNBC

Wire Service: AP

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/12571706/

On May 1, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "Suspected Islamic militants raided a village in Indian-controlled Kashmir and killed 22 Hindus, lining them outside their homes and shooting them execution-style, police said Monday. The attack in the village of Thava was the single bloodiest attack by Islamic rebels in Kashmir since a 2003 cease-fire between India and Pakistan, and it came days...

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Milwaukee Islamic Center Seeks to Build Bridges

April 30, 2006

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=419918

On April 30, 2006 the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported, "Galvanized by a recent national poll that shows an increase in the number of Americans with negative views of Islam, local Muslims are re-energizing outreach efforts by inviting the public to an open house this week at the Islamic Center. Advertisement The estimated 10,000 Muslims in the Milwaukee metropolitan area have not...

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Chicago Islamic Council Mobilizes for Immigration Rally

April 29, 2006

Source: NWTimes.com

http://www.thetimesonline.com/articles/2006/04/29/news/illiana/81fada1e199050648625715e00804fd9.txt

On April 29, 2006 Medill News Service/NWTimes.com reported, "Muslim leaders are mobilizing their community to join thousands of marchers on Monday, a day that has historically commemorated the struggle of working people throughout the world. In a bid to strengthen their solidarity with the Latino...

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Sikh Coalition Co-Founder Says No American is Safe From Profiling

April 29, 2006

Source: SikhSangat.org

http://www.sikhsangat.org/publish/printer_1003.shtml

On April 29, 2006 SikhSangat.org reported, "A national dialogue on the civil rights of minorities is necessary in post-9-11 America, a Sikh civil rights activist declared. Amardeep Singh, co-founder and legal director of the New York-based Sikh Coalition, a civil rights organization, spoke in a symposium on civil rights abuses against Sikhs, Arabs and Muslims.

About 100 people...

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Bonn School Suspends Two Muslim Girls Over Burqa

April 29, 2006

Source: Daily Times

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C04%5C29%5Cstory_29-4-2006_pg7_50

On April 29, 2006 Reuters reported, "A secondary school in the German city of Bonn suspended two Muslim girls over their wearing of the burqa, an education official said on Friday. The two teenagers were considered to have disturbed the peaceful running of the school and were...

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Cultural Workshop in Paris Hopes to Bridge Divide Between West and Muslim World

April 28, 2006

Source: Middle East Online

http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=16342

On April 28, 2006 Middle East Online reported, "France is launching a 'cultural workshop' starting in September in a bid to promote understanding between the West and the Islamic world, the diplomat in charge of the project said Thursday. The workshop, which is the brainchild of French President Jacques Chirac, will hold its first session in Paris on September 13-15, ambassador-at-large...

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Country's First Muslim Women Preachers Complete Training

April 28, 2006

Source: Aljazeera

Wire Service: AFP

http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/55410875-6CFA-4E19-9147-BDCB6ED3815A.htm

On April 28, 2006 Agence France-Presse reported, "Morocco has just graduated its first team of women preachers to be deployed as a vanguard in its fight against any slide towards Islamic extremism. 'This is a rare experiment in the Muslim world,' proudly stated Muhammad Mahfudh, director of the...

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Michigan State University Professor Apologizes for Derogatory Email to Muslim Students

April 28, 2006

Source: Lansing State Journal

http://www.lsj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060428/NEWS01/604280355/1001/news

On April 28, 2006 Lansing State Journal reported, "The Michigan State University professor who came under fire for calling a Muslim student group 'dissatisfied, aggressive, brutal, and uncivilized slave-trading Moslems' in an e-mail has issued a partial apology. In a letter, published today in the State News, MSU's student...

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Leeds to Host "Faith Walk" Tour of Places of Worship

April 28, 2006

Source: Christian Today

http://www.christiantoday.com/news/society/leeds.religious.communities.to.unite.in.faith.walk./858.htm

On April 28, 2006 Christian Today reported, "Members of Leeds’ religious communities will join together in the first faith walk around the city with the hope of fostering stronger interfaith relations. The walk in the Hyde Park area of the city will promote greater respect as...

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Interreligious Gathering Celebrates Muhammad's Birthday

April 27, 2006

Source: UCA News

On April 27, 2006 UCA News reported, "Speakers from various religions commented recently on the role of Prophet Mohammad in promoting peace, justice and dialogue. They spoke at an April 20 interreligious gathering organized by Tamaddun Majlish, one of the country's oldest Islamic organizations, at the National Press Club in Dhaka. The event was held in honor of Prophet Mohammad's birth, which Muslims around the world commemorated on April 10. Ten speakers addressed an audience of 200 people on the theme: 'The present...

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FBI to Investigate Vandalism at Muslim Home in Atlanta

April 27, 2006

Source: AccessNorthGa.com

Wire Service: AP

http://www.accessnorthga.com/news/ap_newfullstory.asp?ID=74556

On April 27, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "A national Islamic civil rights group is asking the FBI to investigate vandalism at a Muslim home in suburban Atlanta as a hate crime.

The Douglas County family's van was burned and the words 'Killers go home' spray-painted on the side of their house on April 8....

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Shots Fired into Salisbury Islamic Center

April 27, 2006

Source: WBOC

http://www.wboc.com/Global/story.asp?S=4828885

On April 27, 2006 WBOC reported, "The police say nobody was hurt after shots were fired Thursday into the Islamic Center of Delmarva located in Salisbury. According to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the Islamic Center located at 7843 Jersey Rd., to investigate a shooting incident. Upon arrival, deputies discovered shots were fired into the building. The police say one person was inside...

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