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Anti-Muslim License Plate Battle Back In Court
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Iraqi War vet, Sean Bujno, who is suing to use the license plates “ICUHAJI,” had his case dismissed for a second time by a circuit court judge. The license plate is deemed offensive and racist towards certain groups, such as Arabs and Muslims. Bujno’s attorney say it a First Amendment issue.




Muslim prayer room opens in Catholic high school
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Carpet will soon cover the tile flooring, speakers will be installed and prayer mats purchased to provide the school’s Muslim students, estimated at around two dozen, with a quiet and private place to pray.




Lib Dem’s anti-Islam rants: “Put pork restaurant next to mosque”
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A Liberal Democrat candidate has refused to apologise for a series of shocking Islamophobic comments. Sick Dave Stone suggested a pork restaurant and a topless bar — named after Islam’s holiest city – should be build next to a mosque.




For young Muslims, Hajj pilgrimage reawakens Islamic values
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Each year, more than 3 million Muslims commit to Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca that represents the fifth and final “pillar” of Islam and the largest annual human gathering on the planet. Every Muslim who is physically and financially able to do so is expected to make this pilgrimage once in their lifetime.




Muslim Teacher Wins Right to Perform Hajj
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The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced it settled Safoorah Khan’s religious discrimination lawsuit against the Berkeley School District, forcing the district to pay $75,000 in lost back pay, compensatory damages and attorneys’ fees.




Employee accuses circuit court of anti-Muslim harassment
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Fozyia Huri, 45, a Muslim of Saudi Arabian origin, alleges that Sylvia McCullum, executive director of the Cook County court’s children’s advocacy rooms, bullied her because she was not a “good Christian.”




Radical Zionists Encourage the Murder of Millions of Innocent People with Nuclear Weapons just because they are Arabs or Muslims
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The website Israeli Insider has republished “by popular request” perhaps the most dehumanizing anti-Muslim hate piece I have ever read.




Religious leaders urge approval of DuPage mosque
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Proponents of the plan said Wednesday that they were troubled that a factor cited during the Zoning Board’s discussion of the mosque was that it would add to an oversaturation of religious institutions in the area.




Parvez Sharma: The Gray Lady Wears Islamophobia on Her Sleeve
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This Sunday morning, like most mornings, I opened — from years of habit — the home page of The New York Times. Peering at the lead story without my glasses, I was horrified to find the image of Muslim men praying near Mecca next to a cable excerpt from (the now hard to access) WikiLeaks.




Most Religious Leaders (except Franklin Graham) Support Park 51 Mosque
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TIME conducted interviews with eight prominent, diverse religious voices in the U.S. on the subject of the so-called Ground Zero mosque and community center in New York City.