Thursday, March 7, 2013

  • Calif. GOP Leader's Anti-Muslim Comments Denounced
    The Facebook post has been deleted but the Chronicle included a screen grab of Eyzendooren's comments. "I was told by one of Harmeet's friends that because of her religion, her loyalty is to the Muslim religion," Eyzendooren wrote. "So she will defend a Muslim beheading two men without any hesitation. . .she is not Republican." Dhillon is a Sikh who emigrated from India as a child.
  • CAIR-WA: County Jail Will Allow Muslim Headscarves (Seattle Times)
    Gist said CAIR wanted the policy written broadly enough that people of other religions could benefit from it. The group will use King County's revisions as a model in working with other jurisdictions across the state, she said.
  • Video: CAIR Rep Discusses Texas Geography Class Burqa Turmoil (Huff Post)
  • Video: Documentary Exposes Islamophobia of Brigitte Gabriel, ACT! for America
    (NOTE: This is a re-airing of a 2011 Current TV documentary on Islamophobia.
  • OH: Repair of Arson-Damaged Islamic Center Remain on Schedule
  • Israel Introduces 'Palestinian Only' Bus Lines (Haaretz)
    Starting on Monday, certain buses running from the West Bank into central Israel will have separate lines for Jews and Arabs.
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