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British Muslims "Utterly Condemn" Terrorist Attacks

July 7, 2005

Source: Muslim Council of Britian Press Release

http://www.mcb.org.uk/presstext.php?ann_id=150

On July 7, 2005 a Muslim Council of Britian Press Release reported, "The Muslim Council of Britain utterly condemns today's indiscriminate acts of terror in London. These evil deeds make victims of us all. It is our humanity that must bring us shoulder to shoulder to condemn, to oppose and to overcome those who would spread fear, hatred and death.

Our sympathies and our...

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Arson Investigated at Future Site of Area’s First Islamic Cemetery

July 7, 2005

Source: Orlando Sentinel

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/orl-locvarson07x070705jul07,0,298891.story

On July 7, 2005 the Orlando Sentinel reported, "These eight acres of oak hammocks and horse pasture in east Orange County are a landmark for area Muslims. The land is the planned site of the area's first Islamic cemetery. For the first time, Muslims will be able to bury their own. Then early Wednesday morning, someone forced open a door of...

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Opinion: Response to Terror Attacks Must Not Lead to More Violence, Death, and Hatred

July 7, 2005

Source: Muslim Wake Up!

http://www.muslimwakeup.com/main/archives/2005/07/london_attacks.php

On July 7, 2005 Muslim Wake Up! ran an opinion piece by Dr. Muqtedar Khan, nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and the author of Jihad For Jerusalem: Identity and Strategy in International Relations, on the London terrorist attacks. Khan writes, "This madness must stop before the world is caught in a spiral of violence that will not only tear...

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Muslim Community Reels as Media Coverage of Lodi Terror Presumes Guilt

July 6, 2005

Source: Metroactive

http://www.metroactive.com/papers/metro/07.06.05/lodi-0527.html

On July 6, 2005 Metroactive reported, "The media storm that followed the Lodi arrests and detentions has been, up until now, not unlike those which have followed other terrorism-related arrests since 9/11. The pattern has been agonizingly consistent: A flurry of media coverage immediately following the arrests, most of it not skeptical of the government's allegations, which...

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High Court Orders Advani to Stand Trial for Role in Demolition of Mosque

July 6, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4655901.stm

On July 6, 2005 BBC News reported, "An Indian high court has ordered opposition leader LK Advani to stand trial for his role in the demolition of a mosque that sparked religious riots. The court in Allahabad in northern Uttar Pradesh state overturned a lower court ruling in 2003 that the former deputy premier had no case to answer. Mr Advani is accused of inciting Hindu fanatics to attack the...

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TV Presenters Win Landmark Ruling Allowing Headscarves

July 6, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4657921.stm

On July 6, 2005 BBC News reported, "Three women TV presenters in Egypt have won a landmark ruling that allows them to wear Muslim headscarves on air. The presenters complained they had been discriminated against because the state broadcaster banned their wearing them. Officials argued the presenters had not worn headscarves when recruited and changing their appearance contravened the terms...

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Hindu Shrine at Ayodhya Stormed, Six Killed

July 5, 2005

Source: Canada.com/CP

http://www.canada.com/news/world/story.html?id=c4f49f2f-368f-410e-b694-336efb4e5426

On July 5, 2005 the Canadian Press reported, "In a likely suicide attack, unidentified militants blew up a security fence on Tuesday and stormed a northern Indian Hindu shrine at the heart of a bitter sectarian dispute, setting off a gun battle with security personnel that left five other attackers dead, officials said. Police found...

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New Magazine Caters to Muslim Girls

July 5, 2005

Source: Voice of America

http://author.voanews.com/english/2005-07-05-voa54.cfm

On July 5, 2005 the Voice of America reported, "In the United States there are magazines that cater to many different topics of interest and segments of the population. Now there is a magazine that targets Muslim Girls. It is called MG Magazine and not only is it FOR Muslim girls; it is written and published BY Muslim girls... Yasmine El-Safy is MG magazine's founder, publisher and...

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McDonald's Settlement Over Vegetarian Fries Benefits Hindu Organizations

July 4, 2005

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2005/7/4.shtml#5

On July 4, 2005 Hinduism Today reported, "This week the food giant McDonald's mailed a check for US $254,773.19 to Hinduism Today magazine's endowment fund (Hindu Heritage Endowment), one of a handful of elite vegetarian-friendly institutions in America chosen as recipients of the court-ordered $10 million settlement...It was all started by a Seattle lawyer, Harish Bharti, a vegetarian Hindu who...

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Muslims at Air Force Academy Face Ongoing Worship and Schedule Conflicts

July 3, 2005

Source: The Denver Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_2837668

On July 3, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Nearly two weeks after an Air Force task force found that the academy failed to facilitate worship for diverse religions, Muslim freshmen had to choose between worship and a required training activity.

The training schedule listed 'optional chapel service' for Muslims from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. However, that...

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Booklet Stirs Tensions Between Coptic Christians and Muslims

July 2, 2005

Source: Orlando Sentinel

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/lifestyle/orl-livcoptic02070205jul02,0,6270922.story?coll=orl-home-lifestyle

On July 2, 2005 the Orlando Sentinel reported, "Coptic Christians of California has upon request distributed 5,000 copies of its 28-page booklet, 'The Islamization of American Schools' since its first press run in December 2004.

The booklet focuses on...

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Opinion: Muslim Civil Liberties Under Attack on the Fourth of July

July 2, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/01/AR2005070101786.html

On July 2, 2005 The Washington Post ran an opinion piece by Colbert I. King. "On this Fourth of July, what must Muslims in America be thinking? Do they feel within or beyond the pale of our national celebration?

Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union released a report last month called 'U.S.:...

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