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Salon: Saudi prince opposes Park51 mosque

Prince Alwaleed has urged backers of the proposed Islamic center not to “agitate the wound” of 9/11 A Saudi prince who has aided the imām spearheading a proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero is appealing for another site not associated with the “wound” of the Sept. 11 attacks, a report said Thursday. In interview excerpts published by the ... Read More »

Salon: 9/11 widow: The media duped us

As I watch other victims argue over Park51, I feel like reporters turned us into the experts we never were Alissa Torres The first time I heard about the Park51 Islamic community center was on May 6, 2010, when I received the following e-mail from a New York TV reporter: “I'm doing story today about the proposed mosque project at ... Read More »

UPDATES(2) | Florida Pastor Terry Jones Calls Off Quran Burning on September 11th

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Huffington Post: Lie About Auschwitz Fuels Park51 Hysteria

Leave it to right-wing pundits to lie about Auschwitz to fuel the anti-Muslim hysteria taking over the Republican Party. When Republican media elites like Charles Krauthammer compare the Park51 cultural center to the 1988 Carmelite controversy at Auschwitz, they not only spread a lie, but also lend false moral justification to the crazed hatred of the Park51 project that has ... Read More »

FactCheck: Questions About the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

Q: What are the facts about the proposed cultural center and mosque near New York's former World Trade Center? A: We answer questions we've been asked most often by readers about the controversial project. FULL QUESTION A clearly divisive issue has been brewing in America as well as the headlines, concerning the creation of a mosque/community center (relatively) near the ... Read More »

AlterNet: Taliban Operatives Using Protests Against Park 51 to Get ‘More Recruits, Donations and Popular Support’

For months, conservatives have led a hateful campaign against the proposed Park 51 Islamic community center that is going to be built two blocks away from Ground Zero in New York City. High-ranking Republicans have spearheaded this campaign, with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich even going as far as to claim that Park 51 will act as a launching pad for the ... Read More »

Lessons from the “Ground Zero” / “Park 51” / “Armageddon” Mosque – God Bless America! AE

Okay, so I made the last name up myself seeing as everyone else is doing it, but it’s certainly no worse than the other two! Abu Eesa Niamatullah on why he supports the project, despite who's in charge. Read More »

UPDATE “Ground Zero Mosque” / Park51 Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf ‘s “Radical” Khutbah of Peace in Doha, Qatar (Photos/Audio/Q-A)

As part of a US State Department sponsored visit, the Imam visited Fanar Islamic Cultural Center and gave the Friday khutbah (sermon). Afterward, I was able to sneak in a couple of questions, as well as having a chat with the attaché of the US Embassy in Qatar. Read More »

Qatar Tribune: Ground Zero Mosque

CHARLIE BROOKER | GUARDIAN NEWS SERVICE THINGS seem awfully heated in America right now; so heated you could probably toast a marshmallow by jabbing it on a stick and holding it toward the USA. Millions are hopping mad over the news that a bunch of triumphalist Muslim extremists are about to build a “victory mosque” slap bang in the middle ... Read More »

Mother Jones: Ground Zero’s Slave Graves

The outrage about the “ground zero mosque” has turned very ugly, as this video of this recent protest shows. People are calling Muḥammad a pig. A New York City cab driverwas stabbed today after his passenger asked him if he was Muslim. But I find the righteous outrage of those contending the former World Trade Center site is “hallowed ground” amusing, ... Read More »

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