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Masked Men Attack Mosque in West Springfield, MA

Masked men attacked a mosque in Massachusetts. Wednesday that left several windows broken, an official and a community leader said.ue in Massachusetts Wednesday that left several windows broken, an official and a community leader said.

The attack on the Ahiska Turkish American Cultural Center and Mosque in the city of West Springfield took place at 8.15 p.m. local time (0015GMT) when five unidentified masked men began hurling stones, Yasar Colak, religious affairs counselor at Turkey’s Embassy in Washington, said….See More  Masked men attack Turkish mosque in US

ATTORNEY GENERAL’S LETTER TO ISWM

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION 1350 MAIN STREET SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS 01103-1629 MARTHA COAKLEY TEL: (413) 784-1240 ATTORNEY GENERAL FAX: (413) 784-1244 www.mass.gov/ago December 30, 2011 Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts 377 Amostown Road…

Backlash Continues Against U.S. Muslims

Backlash continues against U.S. Muslims W. Spfld. Islamic center continues to get threats Ryan Walsh WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Muslim community dealt with a stereotypical backlash after the September 11th attacks, and it is a backlash that continues…

Call for Libya No-Fly Zone to Protect Civilians

CAIR Calls for Libya No-Fly Zone to Protect Civilians President Obama, Congress asked to support U.N. military exclusion zones (WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/22/11) — A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called on the Obama administration and Congress…