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After Detention, Muslim High School Girl Faces Exile

July 17, 2005

Source: The New York Times

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F00E15FC3F5F0C748DDDAF0894DD404482

On July 17, 2005 The New York Times reported, "The story of how it happened -- how Tashnuba, the pious, headstrong daughter of Muslim immigrants living in a neighborhood of tidy lawns and American flags, was labeled an imminent threat to national security -- is still shrouded in government secrecy. After nearly seven weeks in...

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Muslim Organization Co-Organizes Vigil for Bombings Victims, Rally Against Iraq War

July 17, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/4690413.stm

On July 17, 2005 BBC News reported, "Hundreds of people have attended a vigil in memory of those killed or injured in the London bombings. Stop The War Coalition (StWC) and the Muslim Association of Britain organised the rally in Russell Square. Crowds listened to speeches by members from the two groups and Respect MP George Galloway who blamed the war on Iraq for the London bombings. Organisers...

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Update: Interfaith Rally at the Ruins of Mosque in Adelanto

July 17, 2005

Source: San Bernardino County Sun

http://www.sbsun.com/Stories/0,1413,208~12588~2970068,00.html

On July 17, 2005 the San Bernardino County Sun reported, "On Sunday, [Muslima] Fazal spoke passionately about truths she held as evident to a group of about 30 people of various faiths that braved 110-degree temperatures and crossed long, dusty roads to get to the home of the Youth United Organization for the ceremony.

Once a place of gathering for...

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500 Anti-Muslim Attacks in Britain, and Fear of Race Riots

July 17, 2005

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-1697168,00.html

On July 17, 2005 The Times reported, "About 500 faith-hate and race-hate crimes � ranging from arson attacks on mosques to Muslim women being spat at in the street � have been reported in Britain since the London bombings, writes Dipesh Gadher.

According to police sources, about 200 of these incidents are deemed significant enough to have potential repercussions within...

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Muslim Leader Says Muslim Community Bears Some Responsibility for Not Tackling Islamist Elements

July 16, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4684885.stm

On July 16, 2005 BBC News reported, "Britain's top Muslims have branded the London suicide bombings 'utterly criminal, totally reprehensible, and absolutely un-Islamic.' A joint statement of condemnation came as 22 leaders and scholars met at the Islamic Cultural Centre, in London. But Britain's highest ranking Asian police officer, Tarique Ghaffur, says Muslims and their leaders must do more than just condemn the...

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Bay Area Mosque Leaders Pledge to Fight Terrorism, Teach Nonviolence

July 16, 2005

Source: American Muslim Voice/Oakland Tribune

http://www.amuslimvoice.org/html/body_sf_bay_area_muslims_pledge.html

On July 16, 2005 the Oakland Tribune reported, "Responding to fears of possible homegrown terrorists, Bay Area mosque leaders assured they will carefully monitor their communities and continue to promote nonviolence... 'Speaking as an Islamic leader, I will never tolerate amongst our people, in our mosques, in our schools, the...

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Habitat for Humanity Brings Together Four Faiths for Work, Visits to Houses of Worship in Dayton

July 16, 2005

Source: Dayton Daily News

http://www.daytondailynews.com/life/content/life/daily/0716faith.html

On July 16, 2005 the Dayton Daily News reported, "On June 5, Dayton Habitat staffers... and members of Interfaith Ministers for Reconciliation (IMFR) gathered... to perform a ground-blessing at the site where [a] new Habitat house will be constructed... Members of IMFR are from Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Bahai faiths. As a Habitat partner family, [Shirley...

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Lodi Imam and His Son Agree to Be Deported

July 16, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/16/AR2005071600282.html

On July 16, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "An Islamic religious leader and his son have agreed to be deported to Pakistan after being detained on immigration charges in connection with a federal investigation into possible terrorist activity.

Muhammed Adil Khan...

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Moderate Muslim Leader Denied Entry to the U.S. Receives Apology

July 16, 2005

Source: Newsday

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny--britain-muslimlea0716jul16,0,3295370.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork

On July 16, 2005 Newsday reported, "The British Muslim leader who was denied entry to the United States this week said he has received an apology and assurances of a visa from the U.S. Embassy in London. Dr. Zaki Badawi, the chief imam at London Central...

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Opinion: Blackfeet Native American History May Offer Lessons for Moderate Muslims

July 16, 2005

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/opinion/points/stories/071705dnediprice.1d71f2d.html

On July 16, 2005 The Dallas Morning News ran an opinion piece by staff writer, Arnold Kling, who sees parallels between the situation now facing moderate Muslims and that of the Blackfleet Indian tribe of Montana in the 1870s. "Following the London subway bombings, New York Times columnist...

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National Front to Stage Demonstration Outside London Mosque

July 16, 2005

Source: The Scotsman

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1636592005

On July 16, 2005 The Scotsman reported, "The National Front will stage a march in central London this afternoon amid growing fears that Britain's Muslim community could increasingly be at risk from reprisal attacks, despite high-profile appeals by police and community leaders.

Several hundred supporters of the National Front will march along Victoria embankment and through...

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London Vigil for Bombing Victims Includes Hindu Mantra for Protection

July 15, 2005

Source: Hindu Council UK Press Release

http://www.hinducounciluk.org/pr51.htm

On July 15, 2005 a Hindu Council UK press release reported, "Yesterday's vigil at Trafalgar Square in London, marked by a two-minute silence at noon in honour of those who died in the terrorist bomb attacks last week, continued in the evening with a vigil of poems, messages and prayers from celebrities, and political and faith leaders... The Rt. Hon. Tessa Jowell gave a speech with the key word, 'love'......

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