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Sep10

UK Muslims pray for 911 terror victims

  Prayers are being said for the September 11 victims at mosques throughout Britain. More than 50 Muslim community groups have united to show their condemnation of the terrorist attacks which occured ten years ago on Sunday. Imams throughout Britain are giving special sermons at Friday prayers remembering the victims of the 9/11 attacks as well as other people affected by terrorism. The British Muslim groups which have come together for the anniversary have said the 9/11 attacks were counter-productive to the terrorists’ aims. “Those who seek to divide society have failed. Indeed their destructive actions have only brought communities closer together. “Ten years on...

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Sep10

Conspiracy theorists cast doubt on events of 911

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Yx9NRX37SM Whether you believe the official version of what happened on Sept 11 2001 or not, the documentary Loose Change (2nd Edition) makes for compelling viewing and certainly raises some very interesting questions. Watch it and then vote in our poll…… [poll id=”8″]  ...

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Sep09

Fear of being criminalised has forced Muslims into silence

On 17 September 2001, George Bush paid a visit to the Islamic Centre of Washington. “The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam,” declared the US president. “Islam is peace.” Muslims might have been its biggest victims, but the war on terror wasn’t conceived as a war on Islam. In recent years, however, a growing number of rightwing ideologues have exploited the terror threat to push the argument that Islam is as at war with the west. Backed by well-funded thinktanks, these individuals are no longer “fringe” voices. Take Patrick Sookhdeo, a Christian pastor who reinvented himself as a terrorism expert after 9/11. He is quoted approvingly four...

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