A former Senegalese minister announced his abandonment of the “French Legion of Honor, and placing it at the disposal of the French Embassy in Dakar, for the sake of the honor of the Prophet Muhammad,” in response to France’s abuse of Islam. Former Culture Minister Amadou Tejan Won, in a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, said that he “is not honored to share the same medal with Samuel Patti (the teacher who published insulting pictures of the Prophet), for deep and sacred reasons,” accusing ..MORE: eg24
The food drive, started by Larry El-Amin in 2011, is held by the Muslim Center every three months. While December has mostly been associated with holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, El-Amin said that’s only more reason to give.
“Christmas is coming up so we try to help those in need get through the holidays,” El-Amin said. “It’s a season of giving for Christians, so it’s an opportunity to have a season of giving for Muslims as well.” ….more: montgomeryadvertiser