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Featured Blog Posts – January 2011 Archive (61)

ISB's Zaynab Moves Forward In Her Work

Zaynab Ansari is a native Atlantan, who has been with the ISB since its inception in August of 2001.…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 31, 2011 at 8:53pm — No Comments

ElBaradei's coalition mixes secularists with Islamists

Egyptian Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei is emerging as the leader of anti-regime protests, working with a

Key role

Egyptian Nobel Peace laureate emerging as leader of anti-regime protests, unifying opposition.

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Muslims to make up quarter of global population

WASHINGTON - The world's Muslim population will grow twice as fast as the non-Muslim population in the next 20

More than ever

Muslim population growth outpaces non-Muslims' with Pakistan to overtake Indonesia as most populous.

 

 

 years, when…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 28, 2011 at 8:20am — No Comments

Racism still abounds in time of 'color-blindness,' Alexander said

Whether in prison or in jail, on probation or on parole, more African-Americans are under correctional control today

Michelle Alexander, associate professor of law at The Ohio State University, discusses how, though America is legally against racism, it is still an active part of society, especially when dealing with criminals. Alexander is the author of a new book, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness."

Michelle Alexander, associate professor of law at The Ohio State University, discusses how, though America is legally against racism, it is still an active part of society, especially when dealing with criminals. Alexander…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 27, 2011 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Activism is Not a Crime: I Will Not Testify

I have been summoned to appear before a federal grand jury in Chicago on January 25. But I will not testify, even at the

Maureen Murphy: We have done nothing wrong.

 

 

By Maureen Murphy

 risk of being put in jail for contempt of court, because I believe that…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 27, 2011 at 7:38am — No Comments

Islamists speak out after Tunisia's revolution

After being left on the sidelines of the social protests that led to the ouster of president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in

'We suffered all sorts of injustices'

Islamists tell stories of repression by ousted regime under harsh anti-terrorism laws that have imprisoned…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 27, 2011 at 7:22am — No Comments

History of Women in Islam

This page is dedicated to the history of women in Islam. Despite the stereotypes, Muslim women have always played a
 
By Chante Shakir
 vital role in the Muslim community, and not only in traditional roles. Early Muslim women served the community through scholarship, teaching, nursing, and other important activities. Far from being downtrodden slaves to the men in…
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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 26, 2011 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Egypt police, protesters clash for second day

Egyptian police and protesters clashed in the centre of the capital and in the port city of Suez on Wednesday, the

Defiant and adamant to oust Mubarak regime

Protesters defy massive security crackdown to demand Mubarak’s ouster on second day of protests in Cairo,…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 26, 2011 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Jerusalem dig completes tunnel under Old City wall

Israeli archaeologists have finished work on a tunnel which starts at a site near the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque

The tunnel so far can only be accessed from the Silwan side

Head of Jerusalem's Islamic Waqf insists digging in Jerusalem's Old City is contrary to international law.

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 26, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Gathafi slams foreign interference in Tunisia

TUNIS - Libyan leader Moamer Gathafi voiced support for Tunisia's revolution Tuesday but denounced foreign interference

Change of opinion

Libyan leader now backs Tunisia revolution ten days after saying There is none better than Ben Ali to govern…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 26, 2011 at 6:49am — No Comments

President Obama: US backs Tunisian 'democratic' hopes

WASHINGTON - The United States stands with Tunisia and supports the "democratic aspirations" of all people,

'The United States of America stands with the people of Tunisia'

US President says Tunisians’ will proved more powerful than writ of dictator.

 

 

 President Barack Obama…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 26, 2011 at 6:33am — No Comments

Unprecedented: protesters demand Egypt leader ouster

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Cairo on Tuesday, facing a massive police presence, to demand the

Emulating Tunisia’s uprising

Thousands of Egyptian protesters brave massive police presence in Cairo to demand Mubarak’s ouster.

 

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 25, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Black Mother Jailed For Sending Kids to White School District

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 11:42pm — No Comments

Will Obama Address Black Unemployment in the State of the Union?

As House Republicans fixate on dismantling health care reform, President Obama is readying his counter-offensive for

 Tuesday’s State of the Union address—pushing the jobs issue back to the forefront.

“My number one focus is going to be making sure that we are competitive, that we are growing, and we are creating jobs not just now but well into the future,” Obama said in a video emailed over the weekend to members of his grassroots group,…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 6:32pm — No Comments

International Purple Hijab Day

Jan 21, 2011 – Saturday, February 12 join your community in supporting the survivors of domestic violence by wearing

 purple (tie, kufi, scarf), etc. go with a group of friends to pray for an end to domestic abuse. Join the community of Edmonton, CA (Canada) as they hang posters for their rally at the Legislative Building in that city. Join the Atlanta, GA community on Saturday, February 12 at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam, 560 Fayetteville Rd. at 3:30 pm for…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Purifying the World Through Violence

This week in 1208, one of the most cruel and senseless acts to purify the world through violence commenced in

 

 

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling.

 southern France. The Albigensian Crusade, launched by Pope Innocent III, offered participants full absolution for all sins if they participated in exterminating the Cathars. The Albigensians, known as the Cathars, believed the material world…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 23, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments

IMF: Arab joblessness an 'urgent' challenge

WASHINGTON - Joblessness in the Arab world is an "increasingly urgent" issue, the International Monetary Fund said

Ticking time-bomb

IMF spokesman warns economic pressure is building in Arab world a week after uprising in Tunisia.

 

 

 Thursday, a…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 22, 2011 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Family mourns Tunisian revolt's first 'martyr'

Mohammed Bouazizi climbed onto his fruit cart, doused himself with fuel and flicked on a lighter -- a protest that set off

'As a martyr he set free the whole country'

Bouazizi's family distraught but proud of hard-working son who stood up for rights after years of…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 22, 2011 at 12:09am — No Comments

Palestinian protesters to French FM: 'Get out of Gaza'

GAZA CITY - Angry Palestinians mobbed French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie as she visited Gaza on Friday

Her first tour of the region

 

Gazans mob French minister in mix-up as protesters call for releasing Palestinian prisoners from Israeli…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 21, 2011 at 11:33pm — No Comments

4,000 Jordanians join 'bread and freedom' demo

AMMAN - Around 4,000 Jordanians staged a protest march in Amman after weekly prayers on Friday against the

'People of Jordan will not

 

Jordan opposition calls for 'national salvation government', demands social justice, end to…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 21, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments

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