Islam

Tancredo to Meet with “Moderate Muslims” in Wake of Controversial Remarks

July 27, 2005

Source: Rocky Mountain News

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/state/article/0,1299,DRMN_21_3956828,00.html

On July 27, 2005 the Rocky Mountain News reported, "U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo plans to meet with some Muslim leaders and ignore others in the wake of his controversial remarks about Islamic holy sites. The Littleton Republican faced an international outcry over a recent radio interview in which he suggested the United States could...

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Update: Other Holy Books and Scriptures May Soon be Used for Court Oaths

July 27, 2005

Source: TheBostonChannel.com

Wire Service: AP

http://www.thebostonchannel.com/irresistible/4774439/detail.html

On July 27, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "The American Civil Liberties Union said witnesses in North Carolina courtrooms should be allowed to swear to tell the truth on scriptures other than the Bible. The ACLU has filed a lawsuit to permit oaths to be taken on the holy books of Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and...

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Hispanic, Islamic Groups Ally Together Against Tancredo

July 26, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/25/AR2005072500897.html

On July 26, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Hispanic and Muslim groups called on Rep. Tom Tancredo to resign Monday, saying he has embarrassed Colorado by suggesting that Americans bomb Islamic holy sites if terrorists launch a nuclear attack on the United States. They...

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Poll Shows Nearly Two-Thirds of Muslims Consider Leaving

July 26, 2005

Source: The Hindu

Wire Service: PTI

http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200507261714.htm

On July 26, 2005 the Press Trust of India reported, "An overwhelming majority of Muslims in Britain have considered leaving the country fearing backlash against them following the July 7 suicide bombings in London, a survey said today.

Nearly two-thirds of the participants in the Guardian/ICM poll said they had thought about their...

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Number of Converts to Islam Growing

July 26, 2005

Source: Monsters and Critics.com

Wire Service: UPI

http://news.monstersandcritics.com/europe/article_1036899.php/

On July 26, 2005 United Press International reported, "Islam is becoming an increasingly popular religion in Belgium, with some four hundred converts last year. The Islamic Centre in Brussels says the reason for the increase in Islam converts may be due to more public interest in the Muslim world after the Sept. 11...

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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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