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Muslim Opens Holocaust Museum in Nazareth

May 6, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/2005/05/06/muslim_opens_holocaust_museum_in_israel/

On May 6, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "The photographs in a new museum here are among the best-known icons of the Holocaust: Germans executing a group of naked Jewish women; a little boy with a yellow Star of David on his jacket raising his hands in fright; a grandmother and four...

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Plaintiff in Denny's Case Claims Corporation Ignored Anti-Muslim Complaint

May 5, 2005

Source: Boca Raton News

http://www.bocaratonnews.com/index.php?src=news&category=Local%20News&prid=11533

On May 5, 2005 the Boca Raton News reported, "the Denny’s Corporation refused to take responsibility for a racial discrimination complaint against one of its South Florida franchises, ignoring the seven alleged Muslim victims for 11 months, a Boca Raton plaintiff said Wednesday.

Ehab Mohamed, an Egyptian-born Muslim and...

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Women, Faith and Activism Usher New Movement

May 5, 2005

Source: Womens eNews

http://www.womensenews.com/article.cfm/dyn/aid/2283

On May 5, 2005 Womens eNews reported, "organizers of the Harvard University-based Pluralism Project, which documents this country's changing religious landscape, believe Al-Marayati represents a growing, grass-roots activism led by women who seek to enact social change and who carry their deep faith into every aspect of their lives. Although there is no way to quantify the increased involvement,...

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Illinois Senate Resolution Calls for List of So-Called Safe Charities

May 5, 2005

Source: The Muslim News

http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/news/news.php?article=9117

On May 5, 2005 The Muslim News reported, "an Illinois Senate resolution expected to be introduced this week will urge the U.S. government to screen Islamic charities and create a 'safe' list of organizations that are not suspected of having ties to terrorism. Sponsoring Sen. Jacqueline Collins, D-Chicago, and proponents of the measure say the federal crackdown on terrorist financing...

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U.S. Government Freezes Charity Assets, Alleging Front for Islamic Jihad

May 4, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: Reuters

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050504/us_nm/security_usa_jihad_dc

On May 4, 2005 Reuters reported, "The United States on Wednesday froze the assets of a charity it called a front for the militant Palestinian Islamic Jihad group and said it was seeking safe channels for donations to Palestinians in need.

This afternoon we designated the Elehssan Society, including all...

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Religious Leaders Denounce Robertson's Comments on Judiciary

May 4, 2005

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/166/story_16622_1.html

On May 4, 2005 Religion News Service reported, "religious leaders, left-leaning political activists and victims of the Sept. 11 attacks in New York joined Wednesday (May 4) to denounce recent comments Pat Robertson made about the escalating battle over the federal judiciary. MoveOnPAC, a progressive group that provides financial backing to congressional candidates, said it's launching...

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Muslim Vote a Factor in Elections

May 4, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4511207.stm

On May 4, 2005 BBC News reported, "What will happen to the Muslim vote? Is it just about a headline-grabbing battle in one seat in London's East End or is there something more complex happening within the UK's largest non-Christian faith community. Since the war in Iraq commentators have been predicting that Labour will lose Muslim support come 5 May...

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Muslim Couple Alleges Religious Discrimination in Removal of Foster Children

May 4, 2005

Source: The Omaha Channel

http://www.theomahachannel.com/family/4428635/detail.html

On May 4, 2005 The Omaha Channel reported, "an Omaha couple said they lost custody of their foster children because of religious discrimination, but they are fighting back.

Fa'iz and Thurayya Rab have filed special motions to try to get their foster children -- in this case their niece and nephew -- back home. Their attorney, Jackie Madara-Campbell, said it's believed to...

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Farrakhan Announces Millions More Movement

May 3, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2005/05/03/farrakhan_calls_for_new_rally/

On May 3, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan revealed plans yesterday for a rally commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March, calling it the start of a broad social movement he says will jump-start the civil rights movement and help the poor and disenfranchised, regardless of...

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Robertson's Remarks on Federal Judiciary Draw Ire of Muslims

May 2, 2005

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-robertson2may02,1,7606032.story?coll=la-headlines-nation

On May 2, 2005 the Los Angeles Times reported, "televangelist and one-time presidential candidate Pat Robertson praised former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani on Sunday, saying that despite disagreements on social issues, Giuliani would make 'a good president.' Appearing...

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Divorce Code Set Out for Muslims

May 2, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4504889.stm

On May 2, 2005 BBC News reported, "Muslim men are being urged against instant divorce of their wives, in a new marriage code from an authoritative body of Muslim clerics in India. But the code stops short of banning the controversial 'triple talaq' pronouncement which allows a man to divorce his wife with immediate effect. Instead, it recommends that Muslims approach a religious body if they wish to...

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