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Study shows increase in negative messages about Muslims in the media
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Organizations using fear and anger to spread negative messages about Muslims have moved from the fringes of public discourse into the mainstream media since the Sept. 11 attacks, according to new research by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sociologist.




Jimmy Carter: A Cruel and Unusual Record
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Revelations that top officials are targeting people to be assassinated abroad, including American citizens, are only the most recent, disturbing proof of how far our nation’s violation of human rights has extended.




Obscuring a Muslim Name, and an American’s Sacrifice
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He was buried after the Sept. 11 attacks with full honors from theNew York Police Department, and proclaimed a hero by the city’s police commissioner. He is cited by name in the Patriot Act as an example of Muslim-American valor.




Housing program to help Muslim inmates
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WUPW) – A second chance in life.

Kamal Najib is Sunni Muslim and a chaplain at three different prisons in Ohio. He’s reaching out specifically to the Muslim community helping inmates get back on their feet.




Exiled as a ‘Security’ Threat, Former Orland Man May Soon Return
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By Allison Hantschel, Orland Park Patch, September 14th

Sabri Samirah’s family left Orland Park in 2003 when the government tagged him as a “risk to national security.” Eight years later, he’s won a legal battle and plans to return.




Muslim Can’t Sue the Dove World Outreach Center That Burned the Quran
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(CN) – A federal judge refused to let a Muslim file a third amended complaint that claims a Christian church in Florida violated the First Amendment with its ultimately successful, highly publicized attempts to burn the Quran last year.




Christie Blasts Critics of New Judge
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By LISA FLEISHER

PATERSON—A lawyer who defended Muslims detained after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was sworn in as a New Jersey Superior Court judge on Tuesday, as Gov. Chris Christie called those who criticized his nomination ignorant.




Quran-burning pastor, Terry Jones, still coming to mosque
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The Quran-burning provocateur, who is expected to protest in Dearborn next week, said he didn’t realize before he committed to coming here that the protest is planned for Good Friday.




Analyst: Muslims distancing from extremism
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But now that people in Arab countries see that they have hope and can change the political climate, they are putting their energies and abilities toward rejecting fear, ending corruption, demanding decent governance and affirming human and democratic rights, he said.




Geller launches new movie
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A new movie titled “The Ground Zero Mosque: The Second Wave of the 911 Attacks” is set to premier at the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), and it hopes to put the planned Park51 Islamic cultural center back in the spotlight.