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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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London's Chief of Police Asks Muslims to Join Force

July 15, 2005

Source: ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=942646&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312

On July 15, 2005 ABC News reported, "London's police chief on Friday appealed to Muslims to move beyond their shock over the suicide bombings that killed 54 people and join the fight against terrorism. He challenged Muslims to join the police in greater numbers. 'It is not the police, it is not the intelligence services who will...

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Reported Alliance of Football Gangs and "Far Right" Plan to Exact "Revenge" on Muslims

July 15, 2005

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/religion/Story/0,2763,1529028,00.html

On July 15, 2005 The Guardian reported, "Plans by an alliance of rightwing extremists and football hooligans to exact 'revenge' on Muslims after last week's bomb attacks are being monitored by police. The Guardian has learned that extremists are keen to cause widespread fear and injury with attacks on mosques and high-profile 'anti-Muslim' events in the capital.

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Opinion: U.S. Must Acknowledge Terrorist Threat in Islam, Not Bow to "Political Correctness"

July 15, 2005

Source: The Washington Times

http://www.washtimes.com/op-ed/20050714-082637-5504r.htm

On July 15, 2005 The Washington Times ran an opinion piece by Douglas MacKinnon, who served as press secretary to former Sen. Bob Dole and is a former White House and Pentagon official, on the July 7 bombings in London. MacKinnon writes, "Sooner or later, political correctness is going to cause the death of hundreds or even thousands of Americans. These potentially avoidable...

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Muslim Scout Troop Brings Together Children for "United in Grief, United in Peace"

July 15, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/birmingham/content/articles/2005/07/14/children_unite_feature.shtml

On July 15, 2005 BBC News reported, "The city's only Muslim scout group called on children of all faiths and cultures to unite in defiance of terrorism. Group Scout Leader Abdullah Mussa of Birmingham's first official Muslim Scout Group organised an event in Victoria Square in Birmingham city centre to unite all children from...

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Muslim Leaders and Scholars Condemn Suicide Bombings of Civilians, Outside of Occupied Territories

July 15, 2005

Original Source: The Boston Globe

Wire Service: AP

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/195765711/

On July 15, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Muslim leaders and scholars condemned the London bombings Friday but stopped short of criticizing all suicide attacks, with some of them saying those...

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