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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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Opinion: Getting to Know One Another Best Way to Combat Anti-Americanism and Islamophobia

July 15, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News/USA Today

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usatoday/20050715/cm_usatoday/notinthenameofislam;_ylt=AjgFouYZxcNzptlgroN2P.is0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3YWFzYnA2BHNlYwM3NDI-

On July 15, 2005 USA Today ran an opinion piece by Ibrahim Hooper, national communications director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), on the July 7 bombings in London. Hooper writes, "In 2004,...

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British Multiculturalism in Question After Bombings

July 14, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4681615.stm

On July 14, 2005 BBC News reported, "The radicalisation of some younger members of Britain's 1.5 million-strong Muslim community has led to often heated debate. Now questions are being asked about whether British-style multi-culturalism is succeeding or failing. Muslims have lived in Britain for centuries, but only relatively recently have they become the focus of controversy. Three big crises over the last...

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Opinion: American Muslims Need to Issue Joint Fatwa Against Terrorism

July 14, 2005

Source: Inside Bay Area/San Mateo County Times

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/faith/ci_2860006

On July 14, 2005 San Mateo County Times ran an opinion piece by Iftekhar Hai, president of the United Muslims of America Interfaith Alliance, on the need for Muslims to speak out against terrorism. Hai writes, "Muslim leaders in the past have been slow to condemn terrorist attacks, but this time they acted fast. All over the Bay Area and...

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Opinion: Britons Must Not Alienate Muslims With Heavy "Integration Agenda"

July 14, 2005

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1528012,00.html

On July 14, 2005 The Guardian ran an opinion piece by Madeleine Bunting on the treatment of the Muslim communities in the wake of the July 7 bombings in London. Bunting writes, "The anxiety among Muslims is that this crisis will ensnare a range of issues - some relevant, some not - that come under the rubric that 'to avoid terrorism, we must know more about our Muslim...

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Opinion: Moderate Muslims Must Take "Real Action" Against Extremists

July 14, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0714/p09s01-coop.html

On July 14, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor ran an opinion piece by Mansoor Ijaz, chairman of New York-based Crescent Investment Management LLC, on the need for moderate Muslims to respond to extremist elements within their faith. Ijaz writes, "The trust that binds citizens of free societies together was violated last week when suspected Islamist terrorists set off a wave of...

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"National Weekend of Prayer and Reflection" for Darfur Planned by U.S. Multifaith Coalition

July 14, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0714/p11s02-ussc.htm

On July 14, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "From July 15 to 17, thousands of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim congregations will hold worship services, offer sermons and homilies, and engage in prayer for the people of Darfur, in western Sudan. Some 400,000 people in that region of Africa's largest country have died amid conflict over the past two years, and more than 2.5...

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Muslim MPs Offer Advice on Political Response to Addressing Extremists

July 14, 2005

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/attackonlondon/story/0,16132,1528109,00.html

On July 14, 2005 The Guardian reported, "The four Muslim MPs who went to see Tony Blair told the Guardian what political response was needed in the wake of the attacks. Sadiq Khan, Labour MP for Tooting and formerly a civil liberties lawyer, [said]: 'Some of the solutions need to come from the Muslim community, but they cannot all come from it. I don't think a...

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Minority Groups Concerned Over Iraqi Constitution's Lack of Protection for Religious Freedom

July 14, 2005

Source: The Washington Times

http://www.washtimes.com/national/20050713-102505-4411r.htm

On July 14, 2005 The Washington Times reported, "A month before the debuting of a new Iraqi constitution, the country's religious minorities are worried the document may leave out any meaningful provisions for religious freedom. A panel representing three of those minorities called on the United States to ensure the constitution, to be revealed Aug. 15, benefits them as...

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