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U.S. Muslim Congressman, Keith Ellison, condemns police intimidation of journalists

September 2, 2008

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http://www.democracynow.org AMY GOODMAN: Democratic Congress member Keith Ellison of Minnesota has been back in the Twin Cities this week closely monitoring the treatment of protesters and journalists at the RNC. He joins me now here. Welcome to Democracy Now! REP. KEITH ELLISON: Glad to be here, Amy. AMY GOODMAN: And thanks for helping out last […]

New York Times: Muslim Fast in U.S. Holds Difficulties

September 2, 2008

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Note from Rafik Beekun: This is an older article, but the issues it raises are still similar to those by American Muslims today. By PETER STEINFELS During Ramadan, the holy month that began with the new moon this week, Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn to dark. In many Islamic countries, this means […]