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Arzu Kaya Uranli: Where Is Islamophobia Heading in the U.S.?
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Army veteran Wade Michael Page killed six people and then himself one Sunday morning at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, Wis., as number of people gathered there for services last August. The attack is being treated as a hate crime and is considered by the FBI to be domestic terrorism.




Sonny Singh: Muslims in Queens Attacked by Bigots and the Media
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Last week, two separate brutal attacks against Muslim men took place in Queens, New York. On November 24, 72-year-old Ali Akmal was nearly beaten to death while going on his early morning walk and remains in critical, but stable, condition.




The Sikh Temple Carnage, White Supremacy and Islamophobia
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Friday, in Oak Creek, Wisconsin six Sikh Americans, five men and one woman, victims of a terrorist attack were laid to rest “surrounded by men and women singing traditional Punjabi hymns.” They were killed in their house of worship, the Gurdwara, where they had gathered for prayer and celebration.




Glenn Greenwald: Combating Islamophobic violence
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by Glenn Greenwald (Salon.com)

Shortly after the Islamic Society of Joplin opened a mosque in 2007 in Joplin, a small town in Southwest Missouri, the sign in front was set on fire, an act determined to be arson.




Pat Robertson Blames Atheists And Those Who Hate God For Wisconsin Temple Shooting
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On the morning after the tragedy in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, The 700 Club’s Pat Robertson placed the blame for the shooting at the Sikh Temple on atheists and those who “hate God.”




White Terrorism at Oak Creek: The Paranoid Style in American Violence
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It is legitimate to criticize Muslim organizations and parties, and to work against violent groups like al-Qaeda. But al-Qaeda is a tiny fringe religious-nationalist movement; far fewer Muslims have been involved in it than white southerners have been involved in the Ku Klux Klan.