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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




‘People grab our veils, call us terrorists and want us dead’: What it’s really like to be a Muslim woman in Britain
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“It is something I have got used to since 9/11. From being called Osama Bin Laden to Paki-terrorist I have heard it all,” Zab Mustefa, a British Muslim journalist, who specialises in women’s rights and culture, tells me.




5-year Anniversary: The Most Successful Christian-Muslim interfaith initiative
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Five years ago, A Common Word between Us and You began as an interfaith initiative to strengthen ties between Muslims and Christians. Since that time, more than a hundred scholars and faith leaders have signed the initial letter.




Gap ad featuring Sikh jewelry designer Waris Ahluwalia is vandalized with anti-Muslim slurs
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The graffiti also includes a line that reads, ‘Stop driving taxis!’ The vandalized ad was originally found and captured by New York photographer Robert Gerhardt on the downtown platform of the Buhre Avenue 6 train stop in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.




Captain America in a turban
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I settled on a rock in Central Park, the New York skyline behind me. A glassy new skyscraper neared completion in its stretch toward the skies. I was striking a few poses in my superhero costume when a young boy perched higher on a rock chimed in.




Kelly’s creative writing: Stop-and-frisk and Muslim surveillance are wonderful!
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BY ALEX PAREENE

A paragraph-by-paragraph rebuttal to NYPD Commissioner and would-be Homeland Security Chief Ray Kelly’s WSJ op-ed.




Police: Man Menaced After Leaving Queens Mosque
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who allegedly menaced a man as he left a Queens mosque. The incident occurred after the victim left a mosque on Kissena Boulevard around 8 p.m. last Friday.




Group Launches Grassroots Campaign To Counter Anti-Muslim New York Subway Ads
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By Hayes Brown on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:15 am

A grassroots campaign aimed at countering hateful anti-Muslim ads in New York’s subway system has gone live, placing posters in ten locations across New York City.




Hussein Rashid: Islamophobia is Real, Mr. Mayor—A New York City Muslim Explains
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In Moghul’s article, “What’s Islamophobia, and Do I Have It?”, he expounds on the myths that serve as the bases for Islamophobia. His voice is one of a growing chorus that shows that Islamophobia exists and has a persistent logic of its own, often grounded in anti-Semitic tropes.




‘This is war propaganda, and you are the target’–latest anti-Muslim subway ads get another makeover
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The latest installment of anti-Muslim advertisements put out by Pamela Geller have gone up in New York City subway stations. But they have quickly received a makeover, just as the last batch did.