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Muslim Woman Assaulted in an Alleged Hate Crime in New York, Civil Rights Violation Lawyer Investigates
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New York civil rights lawyer David Perecman comments on allegations of an possible attack on a burka-wearing woman in Harlem. New York City police are investigating whether the attack was a hate crime.




Geller celebrates judge’s ruling on Detroit bus ads, claims she is inspired by feelings of love
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A national group that wants to advertise its anti-Muslim messages on Metro Detroit buses has won the right to display their ads on the sides of local buses.




Bus driver charged in attack on Madera Planned Parenthood
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MADERA — A Chowchilla school bus driver has been charged with firebombing a Planned Parenthood office here last September, and authorities said Thursday he also is responsible for vandalism and menacing signs left at the city’s Islamic center.




The Marriage of Sexism and Islamophobia; Re-Making the News on Egypt
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I find myself intermittently infuriated and nauseated by the news coverage of the sexual assault on a female CBS reporter in Tahrir Square during the celebrations the day that Husni Mubarak resigned.




NYPD cops’ training included an anti-Muslim horror flick
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HBO,This month, when a group of New York City police officers showed up for their required counter-terrorism training, they got to watch a movie. And not just some diddly 20-minute educational film, either.




This Year In Islamophobia
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Experts wagered it came from the aimless fear and the anger people feel in times of economic crisis, exploited by certain politicians looking to give their party an advantage in the midterms and turned toward American Muslims.




Anti-Muslim commentary is all around us
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JEFF JACOBY’S logic is flawed when he cites the relatively low number of reports of hate crimes against Muslims (much lower than reports of anti-Semitic crimes) as proof that Islamophobia in the United States is a “myth’’ (“The ‘Islamophobia’ myth,’’ Op-ed, Dec. 8).




FBI investigating mosque threat
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The FBI is investigating a threatening e-mail sent to a Clifton mosque that was the target of a pipe bomb attack almost five years ago.

FBI officials say they have no evidence the e-mail is connected to the previous attack, but they are taking no chances.




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.