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US declares 'total war' on Islam

By Ismail Salami | PressTV | 20 May 2012

In an organized act of brutality, a number of US soldiers went on a house-to-house shooting spree in Zangabad village, Kandahar in March and massacred 16 people including nine children while they were sleeping and all Washington had to say were a few words of condolence and apology nonchalantly strung together in order to appease the overwhelming public rage in Afghanistan. Western media however reduced the number of the killers to one.

 

America’s ‘total war’ on Islam

By Linda S. Heard | Gulf News | 15 May 2012

Its regional allies should remain wary of a so-called friend whose military teaches how to obliterate Muslims.

 

Obliterate Makkah & Madinah: US Course

By OnIslam & News Agencies | Washington | 11 May 2012

A leading Muslim advocacy group called on the Department of Defense (DoD) to dismiss the instructor who taught fellow officers that only a "total war" on Islam would protect America, urging the use of "Hiroshima" tactics to obliterate Muslim holy cities of Makkah and Madina.

 

U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use ‘Hiroshima’ Tactics for ‘Total War’ on Islam

Source : Noah Shachtman and Spencer Ackerman | Danger Room | Wired.com | 10 May 2012

The U.S. military has been teaching its future leaders that a “total war” against the world’s 1.4 billion Muslims will be necessary to protect America from terrorists, according to documents released today in a stunning story in Wired's Danger Room.

 

OIC chief: Global action to fight Islamophobia needed

By P.K. Abdul Ghafour | ArabNews | Jeddah | 5 May 2012

The secretary-general of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation has urged the international community to take effective action to prevent growing Islamophobia or enmity toward Islam and Muslims all over the world.

 

Islam and Sarkozy: The French election connection

Source : Al Arabiya | 09 Apr 2012

Ahead of an upcoming presidential election in France, policymakers are riding a wave of Islam-dominated issues that have unwittingly taken center stage in the country’s public domain.

Concerns over Islamic fundamentalism reached a peak in recent weeks when French police launched the latest of a series of raids on suspected Islamic militants, detaining 10 people across the country in predawn arrests.

 

Overcoming Islamophobia in American Elections

By Muqtedar Khan |Common Ground News Service| 9 Feb 2012

Islam has become an important part of American discourse leading up to the 2012 federal elections and candidates everywhere appear eager to take a position on Islam for political gain.
Across the country, rising Islamophobia has made it difficult for some Muslims to build mosques and practice their faith, although their right to do so is enshrined in the First Amendment of the US Constitution.

 

Islamophobia in Canada: A Primer

By Fathima Cader & Sumayya Kassamali |New Socialist| 1 Feb 2012

The high-profile Shafia quadruple-murder trial and the media coverage of the trial and its verdict make this article very timely. They only confirm the authors' argument that the Islamophobic outlook sees Muslims as uniquely sexist and violent. -- NSW

 

NYC police chief apologizes for movie interview

By The Associated Press | New York | 26 Jan 2012

New York’s police commissioner apologized Wednesday for appearing in a documentary movie about terrorism that Muslim groups have criticized as inflammatory, and said his department acted wrongly when it later showed the film to counterterrorism trainees.

 

Islamophobia in China: Violence breaks out in Xinjiang

By Chally Kacelnik |Globalcomment| 9 Jan 2012

Western China is far from the happiest place in which to be Muslim right now. At the end of December, police killed seven people in Xinjiang, an area traditionally dominated by the Uighur Muslim ethnic group, using some very sketchy justifications. Days later, the government destroyed a mosque in Ningxia that was just set to reopen after refurbishment, prompting a fight in which at least two more people were killed.

 
 

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