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Fighting Extremism is Up to All of US

July 17, 2007


Saeed Saeed, Canberra Times FOREIGN Minister Alexander Downer recently addressed the opening ceremony of the Peace and Harmony Interfaith Conference in Sydney. He ended with a plea to Australia’s Muslim leaders and community members to take the lead in eradicating the community’s extremist fringe. ”You might feel that it is not your problem,” Downer said. […]

Indian Muslims oppose fatwa against co-education

July 17, 2007


By Shaikh Azizur Rahman, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Indian Muslim leaders are uniting with female students in opposition to a “fatwa” or Islamic edict demanding that Muslim girls stay away from academic institutions where boys are studying. The order, issued by the influential theological school of Darul Uloom Deoband in northern India last week, said coeducation […]