New Jersey OK’s NYPD Muslim Surveillance

New York City police did not violate New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups, the state’s attorney general ruled last Thursday. The decision handed down by New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa means that, as of right now, the NYPD can continue infiltrating Muslim groups, videotaping worshipers as they attend local mosques, […]

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Egytian ‘Necrophilia Law’ An Internet Lie

A proposed Egyptian law allowing Muslim men to have sex with their deceased wives up to six hours before their passing, turns out to be a lie promoted through social media. The rumor-turned-fact was first published in an opinion piece in Egypt’s Al Ahram newspaper, reports The Christian Science Monitor, and was then translated into factual news via several English-language […]

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Afghanistan Riots After Koran Burning

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has appealed for calm in his country after five days of rioting sparked by American troops burning several Korans have killed dozens, including six US servicemen. The rioting began after news broke last Monday that American servicemen at the Bagram Air Base burned several Korans. The Islamic holy books were being used by detainees at nearby […]

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