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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 ...

Senior Security Official: Libya Attack Was Planned, 2-Part Militant Assault

AP | OSAMA ALFITORY | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — The attack that killed four Americans in Libya, including the U.S. ambassador, was an organized two-part operation by heavily ...

French Mosque Smeared With Excrement

AP | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

PARIS -- The outside of a mosque in a French city has been smeared with excrement, the latest in a series of vandalism incidents involving Muslim plac...

Tragic Attacks on U.S. Embassies are Contemptible and Un-Islamic

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 11.12.2012 | Religion
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

However inflammatory a film or a book or other speech might be, Islam never allows for the taking of a life in response.

Honoring The Memory Of 9/11 By Honoring Humanity

Ghazala Salam | Posted 11.11.2012 | Religion
Ghazala Salam

As the nation mourns for the thousands of victims who perished on 9/11, I am compelled to also mourn for the loss of humanity as the terrorists slowly but surely succeed in sowing the seeds of discord and malice within our nation and around the world.

Exhibit Showcasing Muslim Contributions To Science, Art, Criticized For Revising History, Factual Inaccuracy

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.06.2012 | Religion

Anti-Muslim organizer Pamela Geller has joined forces with Justice Department attorney and author, J. Christian Adams, in a scathing critique of a Na...

PHOTO: Islamophobic Billboard Causes Outrage

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

Pamela Geller, fresh off a court victory granting her the right to post anti-Islam ads on MTA buses, has posted a new, large billboard on the Metro-No...

Another Islamophobe Could Join West, Bachmann In Congress

Salon | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann has gotten a lot of attention lately for her witch hunt against Muslims in the U.S. government, but she’s not alone. In additi...

Norway Killer's American 'Penpal' Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

Few people have anything good to say about Anders Behring Breivik, the confessed perpetrator of the 2011 terrorist attacks in Norway that killed 77 pe...