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Arson Investigators Probe Fire At Islamic Center In Houston

Reuters | Posted 02.14.2015 | Crime

(Adds comments from center about arson and harassment, fire official, and reaction comment from student) By Camilo Smith ...

German Anti-Islam Group PEGIDA Vows That It Won't Be Silenced

AP | KERSTIN SOPKE | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — A German group protesting what it calls "the Islamization of the West" vowed Monday that it won't be silenced after its week...

This German Anti-Islamic Group Is Using The Charlie Hebdo Attack To Its Advantage

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion

Last week, a terror attack at the office of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris and two subsequent hostage situations claimed the lives of ...

Anti-Islam Rally Draws Big Crowd In German City Of Dresden

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 01.12.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — A weekly anti-Islam rally in the eastern German city of Dresden drew its biggest crowd yet on Monday, after organizers decla...

Germany, Anti-Islam, and Vladimir Putin

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 02.18.2015 | World
Stephen Schwartz

Why are anti-Islam rallies taking place in a part of Germany where there are almost no Muslims? One explanation might be that having little experience with Muslims, the inhabitants of Dresden are frightened of any newcomers, especially refugees from Syria. But other factors merit consideration.

Thousands Of Far-Right Protesters Rally In Germany

AP | Posted 02.07.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in downtown Dresden on Monday night in a rally organized by a group calling itself "Patriot...

Anti-Islamic Ads Coming To New York Transit System

AP | Posted 11.19.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week, but transit officials have reje...

Florida Lawmakers Ambush Education

Ghazala Salam | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Ghazala Salam

Today, over 400,000 American Muslims constituents across the State of Florida are fighting a decisive battle against ignorance, intolerance and indifference in the Florida State Legislature. Sen. Hays has placed a special burden on our legislators to negotiate complex issues brought on by SB 864.

Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Moved From Prison To Halfway House

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Religion

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The man behind a film that stoked anti-U.S. protests across the Muslim world has been ...

Pork-laced Bullets Designed To Send Muslims Straight ‘To Hell'

Religion News Service | Tracy Simmons | Posted 06.24.2013 | Religion

By Tracy Simmons Religion News Service SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) Still angry about the idea of an Islamic cultural center opening near Ground Zero, a g...

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Victoria Brittain | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Victoria Brittain

A four-month hunger strike, mass force-feedings, and widespread media coverage have at last brought Guantanamo back into American consciousness. Still unnoticed and out of the news, however, is a comparable situation in the U.S. itself.

Live Into The Gospel: Stand Up Against Anti-Muslim Hatred

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

We don't have any official confirmation yet whether or not the two brothers who Boston Marathon bombers are Muslim or not. There are many reports, though, and already anti-Muslim statements are being made. Today I am praying for my Muslim friends. Because I know they are afraid.

Muslims Redefining Community

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

Often, when Muslims in the U.S. reference "the community," they are alluding to fellow co-religionists. Perhaps there is a silver lining to the anti-Muslim hate ads: an opportunity to redefine the traditional parameters of that reference to encompass so many more.

Melissa Jeltsen

Activist Arrested For Protesting Anti-Muslim Ad Speaks Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

Mona Eltahawy meets me in Harlem at one of her favorite bars, the place she goes to watch and enthusiastically live-tweet soccer matches. We sit outsi...

Will Wrigley

She Won't Leave D.C. Alone

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ready for the next round of jihad-related Metro ads? The ongoing saga over anti-Islamic advertisements in the district will soon open...

What Pamela Geller Can Teach Us On Christmas

Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D. | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D.

Each of us can decide whether we will feed conflict or feed peace. As Americans, we can play the role of bridge-builder, innovator, bringing together parties in conflict -- to listen to the pain and grief that are embedded in stories currently in circulation.

What Muslim Vote?

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Citizenship in this country and the promise to follow its laws is a contract under Islam; therefore, following the laws of the country we live in is a religious mandate for Muslims. So just watch us vote.

A Tale Of Two Prizes -- Booker and Goncourt

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 12.17.2012 | Books
Eric Ehrmann

When Hilary Mandel won her second Booker Prize it was big news. When diplomat-author Romain Gary won his second Prix Goncourt it was big trouble.

Yes, We Can... And We Should!

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Tarun Sakhrani

To me, Obama's address to the UN General Assembly was one of his better speeches, ranking alongside his momentous and historic address at the University of Cairo, in the early months of his presidency.

Freedom of Suppression

Michael Drew | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Michael Drew

What do you consider to be freedom of expression? The right to offend? The right to be offended? The right to say whatever or to let others say whatev...

Police: Man Behind Anti-Islam Film Arrested

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 11.27.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday determined a California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that inflamed parts of the Mi...

Muslims Are Not Savages

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

We need to leave off the "savage" language and the mindset that is behind it. Instead Americans need to double down on the strength of our country which is our commitment to pluralism and respect of the other.

IMAGE: Ad Denouncing Jihad As 'Savage' To Appear In Subways Soon

Posted 09.19.2012 | New York

While outrage continues in the Middle East over the incendiary film, "The Innocence of Muslims," a new pro-Israel ad denouncing Jihad as "savage" will...

Wake Up Call to Speak Out for Our Common Values and Rights

Jorge Sampaio | Posted 11.18.2012 | World
Jorge Sampaio

In my mind, it is necessary for those of us in the middle -- the overwhelming majority -- to take back the conversation from the extremes and occupy our rightful place in it.

Anti-Islam Film Protests Spread Through Arab World

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

* Egyptian demonstrators clash with police before mass protest * Protests in Malaysia, Bangladesh, Yemen, expected in ...