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Phoenix-area mosques receive threatening letters, Muslim group says

Muslim community concerned over threats Phoenix
An Arizona advocacy group has called on the FBI to investigate as hate crimes anonymous letters sent over the holiday weekend to mosques in Phoenix and Tempe.The letters, which were sent to the Islamic Community Centers in Phoenix and Tempe, threatened violence, said Kristy Sabbah, operations coordinator of the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations…more:  azcentral

Syria gas attack: Monitor group says government poisoned civilians

A group monitoring Syria’s civil war posted video showing victims who appear to be suffocating. CBS News cannot confirm the use of chemical weapons. Syria has denied it in the past. President Obama has said their use would cross a “red line.” Clarissa Ward reports on the details of the attack.

Jasser to NYPD: Thanks for Spying on Us (+Video)

Many American Muslim groups, meanwhile, view Jasser as a reliable apologist for Republicans and anti-Muslim figures—one with little grassroots support in the American Muslim community. “He actually plays into the whole narrative that comes from the Islamophobia industry—that it’s not…

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.…

Group Delivers Hundreds Of Tacos to East Haven Mayor :)

Immigration Reform Group Delivers Hundreds Of Tacos to East Haven Mayor Malloy Calls Comments ‘Repugnant,’ ‘Unacceptable’ An immigration reform group brought hundreds of tacos to East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo’s office on Thursday in response to his comment Tuesday that he might…