Courts

Taking the Wheel

This past week the issue was once again brought into the limelight as a female Saudi Arabian citizen took to the wheel and later posted the video on the popular social-networking site YouTube.

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May 26, 2011

Every 15 minutes, a Muslim Couple Gets Divorced in Malaysia

Datuk Fatimah Hamat was the first to raise eyebrows across the senate hall when revealing that in every 15 minutes a Muslim couple gets divorced in the country. “These statistics are shocking,” said Fatimah.

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May 5, 2011

Guantánamo Leaks Lift Lid on Most Controversial Prison

Innocent people interrogated for years on slimmest pretexts

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April 28, 2011

What Shari’ah Law Actually Means

The right wants to ban it in America, but do they even know what it is?

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April 14, 2011

Calif. Muslim to Sue FBI for Secret GPS Surveillance FBI planted tracking device on plaintiff’s car without warrant

CAIR sues FBI

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March 3, 2011

Community News (V12-I51)

Study finds benefits to Muslim leaders, hospital partnerships / Lilburn council rejects mosque plan / Muslim woman sues city over headscarf arrest

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December 16, 2010

Community News (V12-I48)

Chicago real estate firm owners charged for defrauding Muslim investors / Bradley University in Illinois makes halal meals / Houston fraud company also involved in forging halal certificates

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November 24, 2010

Three Men Accused of Sharia-Law Ponzi Scheme

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Three men defrauded 300 Muslim investors and three banks out of $44 million in a real estate Ponzi scheme that promised profits, not interest, to adhere with sharia law, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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November 18, 2010

Hearing Over Tennessee Mosque Puts Islam on Trial

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP)–Islam is suddenly on trial in a booming Nashville suburb, where opponents of a new mosque have spent six days in court trying to link it to what they claim is a conspiracy to take over America by imposing restrictive religious rule.

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November 18, 2010

A New Strategy for Safeguarding Muslim Civil Rights in America

By Karin Friedemann and Joachim Martillo TMO Editor’s note:  The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors only. How we messed up Since 9/11 hundreds if not thousands of Muslims have faced so-called “preemptive prosecution.” Officially, a preemptive prosecution is defined as a case in which Muslims who are deemed “dangerous” are prosecuted before […]

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November 11, 2010

Caterpillar Has Stopped Selling Bulldozers to Israel… For Now

The Israeli press is reporting that Caterpillar is withholding the delivery of tens of D9 bulldozers—valued at $50 million—to the Israeli military.

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November 4, 2010

Imams’ Conference Held in Houston

AMJA just had, in Houston, its seventh annual American conference of imams, and two local Michigan imams attended, namely Imam Musa of Bloomfield’s Muslim Unity Center, and Imam Ali of MCWS.

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October 21, 2010

Muslim Community Welcomes Ruling from Ontario Court of Appeal Granting Right to Wear Niqab

Montreal, Quebec, October 14th, 2010- The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) welcomes yesterday’s decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal in the case of R. vs, N.S., safeguarding the right of a sexual assault complainant to testify in court wearing her niqab.

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October 21, 2010

Poet Kazim Ali to Read at Park U.

PARKVILLE,MO–Poet, editor and prose writer Kazim Ali will be the featured speaker at the next installment of Park University’s Ethnic Voices Poetry Series. Ali will read excerpts from his poetry on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus.

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October 14, 2010

Saudi King Limits Authorized Fatwas to Single Council After Abuses

CAIRO — The ideology that reigns in Saudi Arabia comes into plain view on the website of the Council of Senior Religious Scholars, where boys and girls sharing a swimming pool causes “mischief and evil” and bringing flowers to a hospital patient is to be discouraged because it’s a foreign custom that “imitates Allah’s adversaries.”

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October 14, 2010

Indian Court Rules in Favor of Mythology

Yet, the verdict on the Babri Masjid given by India’s Allahabad High Court has not settled the issue. With the exception of Brahman led fanatic and extremist groups, every group including several prominent Brahman intellectuals and lawyers in India feel that justice was not served on on September 30, 2010 when the Court decided to divide the Mosque into three portions with the main one going to Hindus.

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October 7, 2010

Ayodhya-Verdict & Indian Secularism

NEW DELHI: While Indians across the country are pleased that verdict of Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow bench has not repeated the riotous phase witnessed during the 1980s and 1990s, it would be wrong to claim that the controversial Ayodhya-issue stands resolved.

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October 7, 2010

Feds’ Requests for Google Data Rise 20 %

The number of U.S. government requests for Google data rose 20% in the last six months, according to data released by the search giant Monday.

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September 23, 2010

Be Grateful To ALLAH…It will Enhance You

If a person feels defeated, unhappy, and at the end of their ropes, they would experience a remarkable change if they would practice an attitude of being grateful for all that is given to us.

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September 10, 2010

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