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Civil Rights Organizations Urge Investigation Into Attack on Muslim Woman
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US Muslims Urge Probe of Anti-Veil Attack A leading US Muslim advocacy group has called for investigating a possible hate-crime attack against a veiled Muslim woman who has been struck in an Indiana store a few weeks ago. “Without an […]

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Rep. Justin Amash Slams “Disgusting” Rival
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Amash slams ‘disgusting’ rival By Cameron Joseph (The Hill) Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) wasn’t ready to let bygones be bygones after winning his primary Tuesday night, blasting his opponent for running what he called a “disgusting, despicable smear campaign.” Amash, […]




Muslim Groups To Release Video Of Reported Brooklyn Mosque Harassment
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Muslim Groups To Release Video Of Reported Brooklyn Mosque Harassment NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Muslim groups will gather at a Brooklyn mosque where they claim worshipers are being harassed. Witnesses said that on Sunday morning several men in a car circled […]




A Muslim American journalist explains how she became the story at a Texas GOP event
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A Muslim American journalist explains how she became the story at a Texas GOP event The frustration kept me awake the first time I read the comment. It is difficult to understand how, in a land that each year honors […]




Knowledge as Politics by Other Means: An Interview with Wael Hallaq (Part One)
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An important interview series at Jadaliyya with one of the leading scholars in Islamic studies, Wael Hallaq. Discussions on the inability or lack of interest of Western and Islamic scholars to confront one another in dialogue and the uncritical adoption of hegemonic Western liberalist discourse.




NYPD’s new spying outrage: Innocent Muslims treated worse than guilty bankers
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MARCY WHEELER

When “Arabic-sounding” names are automatically suspicious — but financial crimes are ignored — here’s the result




BNP’s proposed election broadcast features vile anti-Muslim animation
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Vile cartoons of Muslims swilling alcopops and chasing pre-pubescent girls, as well as graphic depictions of Lee Rigby’s murderer, could be broadcast on the BBC and ITV this week, submitted as the BNP’s official party election broadcast.




Jewish scholar lectures on ‘How Islam Saved the Jews,’ at UAB on April 24
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David J. Wasserstein, a professor of Jewish History at Vanderbilt University, will lecture on “How Islam Saved the Jews” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.




Shari’a Law event moved from Farragut High School to local church
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A Shari’a Law event that some say discriminates against Muslims has been moved from its prior location to a local church. “Act for America” planned to hold that town hall at Farragut High School, but that stirred up some controversy between a UT Muslim group and organizers of the event.




Visiting professor discusses history of Islamic law in 15th century al-Andalus
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Jocelyn Hendrickson, a history, classics and religious studies professor at the University of Alberta, said the history of the Spanish conquest of al-Andalus in the 15th century includes issues that are still very relevant to Muslims today.