Catholics Then, Muslims Now

by Doug Saunders, The New York Times The short, crude anti-Muslim video that sparked a wave of violent protests across the Middle East did not emerge from an obscure pocket of extremism; it is the latest in a string of anti-Muslim outbursts in the United States. In August, a mosque was burned down in Missouri and an acid bomb...

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Lupe Fiasco counters anti-Islam video

While protests spread over a video offensive to Muslims, rapper Lupe Fiasco promotes the hashtag #MuhammadShowedMe.

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Libyan Citizens Drive the Extremists Out

by Sheila Musaji (The American Muslim) An important event happened in Benghazi Libya on Friday.  Ten days after the terrorist attack on the American Embassy that left Ambassador Stevens and three other Embassy staffers dead and the Embassy destroyed, the Libyan people themselves turned on the extremist minority that had...

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Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson Offers Support, Condemns Offensive Video and Violence

Sept 19, 2012 – Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America offers his support to Muslim neighbors and joins ISNA in condemning a recent anti-Muslim video and the ensuing...

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Islamophobic Smears of ISNA Convention 2012 Rely on Deception and Hate

The ISNA Convention is one of the most important gatherings in the American Muslim calendar, so it is unsurprising that anti-Muslim activists focused on spreading misinformation and Islamophobia would target the convention with attacks and smears. Well known hate groups, the Virginia Anti-Shariah Task Force (VAST) and...

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‘Love Muslim neighbors’ billboard coming to Murfreesboro

A new message encouraging local residents to “Love Your Muslim Neighbors” is slated to go up on a South Church Street billboard by the end of the month. The message is being placed on a billboard at 1015 S. Church St. by a self-described Washington, D.C.-based Christian advocacy and education organization called Sojourners,...

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ISNA Condemns Violence in Egypt and Libya and Mourns the Death of U.S. Ambassador Stevens and other Americans; Denounces the Creation of a Profane Video of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

(WASHINGTON, DC – September 12, 2012) Earlier today, the Islamic Society of North America held a press conference today to condemn the murder of U.S. diplomats in Libya and the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.  ISNA President Imam Magid was joined by senior religious leaders and Libyan Ambassador Ali Suleiman Aujali,...

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Libyans Condemn Killers and Send Condolences to USA

Libyans take to the street to condemn the killing of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and his colleagues. They want to point out that such behavior is not representative of Libya, Islam nor was it advocated by the Prophet Muhammad. I have yet to see these images in the major media outlets.   Original...

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