Tag: Anti-Islam

Anti-Islam events concern for all faiths: US group

People of all faiths should be concerned about events such as the anti-Islam caricature contest in Texas, a spokesman and leader of the Council on American-Islamic Relation

s told The Anadolu Agency Monday.

“These events should be taken seriously by people of all faiths. Whenever hatred and bigotry spread within a society, it hurts all members of that society,” Ibrahim Hooper said.

‘Whenever hatred and bigotry spreads within a society, it hurts all members of that…more:

MTA May Change Rule to Block Anti-Islam Ad

Via/PamelaGeller

In a letter submitted on Friday to U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan, an MTA lawyer said the agency’s board plans on April 29 to vote on a proposal to adopt a new advertising policy that would transform MTA property into a “limited public forum,” enabling the agency to exclude “all advertisements of a political nature.” more:  jpupdates.

 

Germany’s xenophobic anti-Islam movement shocked the world. Then, it defeated itself

By Feb. 9, the number of Pegida supporters in Dresden had dropped from 25,000 (Jan. 12) to

2,000. Monday’s march could mark the beginning of the end of a movement that shocked domestic and foreign observers with its loud, anti-Islam message, but also with the more hidden, xenophobic and sometimes openly racist remarks of its supporters.

Why did Pegida lose so many supporters so quickly?

Here are some possible reasons for the sudden decline…more www.washingtonpost.

Anti-Islam Law Denied

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter Video: cbsnews Lansing, MI.–Last week, Muslims nationwide were urged to take action against HB 4769, better known as the Anti-Islam Legislation.  State Legislator Dave Agema, a Republican from Michigan, was the state representative behind this…

Ohio School Board Cancels Anti-Islam Tea Party Event

CAIR: Ohio School Board Cancels Anti-Islam Tea Party Event CLEVELAND, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Ohio) today welcomed a decision by a school board in that state to cancel an anti-Islam Tea Party event featuring…

Anti-Islam Film-maker Back in Jail

The California man behind an anti-Muslim film that roiled the Islamic world was sentenced Wednesday to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud conviction by lying about his identity.   U.S. District Court…

A Group to Counter Anti-Islam Sentiment

By DAVID LEPESKA As anti-Muslim rhetoric rises locally and nationally — some of it fueled by the presidential campaign — a group of Chicago-area Muslims is battling back, using tactics including a television ad campaign and public forums against bigotry.…

Anti-Islam Protest Shows Lack of Tolerance

Members of the Say No To Hate Coalition hold a counterprotest Tuesday in Tulsa. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World By World’s Editorial Writers   The line between tolerance and intolerance was never clearer than it was last week when opposing…