Islam

Would-Be Muslim Youth Center Burns to the Ground in Paterson

July 25, 2005

Source: North Jersey Media Group

http://www.northjersey.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk0NSZmZ2JlbDdmN3ZxZWVFRXl5NjczMTkxMiZ5cmlyeTdmNzE3Zjd2cWVlRUV5eTM=

On July 25, 2005 the North Jersey Media Group reported, "It was to be a Muslim youth center, a place for people to meet and mingle, but after a fire ravaged the building Sunday, it was nothing more than a toppled pile of...

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Non-Muslims Push for Religious Education During School Hours

July 25, 2005

Source: Daily Express

http://www.dailyexpress.com.my/news.cfm?NewsID=35985

On July 25, 2005 the Daily Express reported, "The Consumer Association of Sabah and Labuan (Cash) hopes the State Education Department will respect the wishes of non-Muslim parents who want their children to be allowed to learn their respective religions during school hours. At the moment, religious education is only allowed for Muslim students while students of other faiths have to take Moral...

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Tariq Ramadan Condemns Bombings, is Condemned

July 25, 2005

Source: The Independent

http://news.independent.co.uk/people/profiles/article301486.ece

On July 25, 2005 The Independent reported, "The day the first bombs went off in London, a Swiss academic issued a press release condemning the outrage. 'The authors of such acts are criminals and we cannot accept or listen to their probable justifications in the name of an ideology, a religion or a political cause,' it said. Even though it was signed by a Muslim, Tariq...

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San Bernardino County One of Most Religiously Diverse in Nation

July 24, 2005

Source: The Press Enterprise

On July 24, 2005 The Press Enterprise reported, "A decade of explosive growth in the Inland area has created one of the most religiously diverse regions in the nation, experts say. Nearly 1 million people have moved to the Inland area in the past 10 years, many of them immigrants who are building ethnic churches, mosques and temples as they settle in new neighborhoods. Today, Riverside and San Bernardino counties are home to a dozen mosques, nearly two dozen Buddhist temples, more than a dozen churches...

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Muslim Women Protest Extra-Judicial Actions of Religious Bodies in Mumbai

July 24, 2005

Source: The Hindu

http://www.hindu.com/2005/07/24/stories/2005072402441000.htm

On July 24, 2005 The Hindu reported, "An unusual morcha wound its way through Mumbai's Muslim dominated localities on Saturday afternoon. A vociferous group mostly of Muslim women, many wearing the hijab, publicly protested against the extra-judicial actions of some religious bodies. Shouting slogans 'Shah Bano, Gudiya, Imrana, the Maulanas are unjust' and 'Our government is silent...

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Militant Muslims Ban Return of Kashmiri Hindus

July 23, 2005

Source: Arab News

http://www.arabnews.com/?page=4&section=0&article=67372&d=23&m=7&y=2005&pix=world.jpg&category=World%22

On July 23, 2005 Arab News reported, "Four separatist groups said yesterday they would not allow minority Hindu Pandits who had left the region some 16 years ago to return to Kashmir. Kashmir’s moderate separatist leaders and officials said this month they were making plans to help thousands...

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Muslim Mothers Against Violence Group Grows in Greater Cincinnati

July 23, 2005

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050723/NEWS01/507230391/1056/NEWS01

On July 23, 2005 The Enquirer reported, "They're mothers; they're Muslim. Now, after the terrorist attacks in London, they've joined to take a stand against violence, abroad and at home... As a mother of three and a member of the Greater Cincinnati Islamic community for 30 years, Ahmad of Mason decided to tackle that sense...

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Irving Mosque Increases Civic Engagement, Outreach

July 23, 2005

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/city/collin/stories/072405dnmetirvislam.26ec18f.html

On July 23, 2005 The Dallas Morning News reported, "Muslims have been too introverted for too long, says Imam Zia Sheikh, the prayer leader at the Islamic Center of Irving. He believes it's time to get out of the mosque and into the community... Concerned about how Muslims are perceived,...

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