Archive for September, 2006

MFI News and Analysis Update (9/06/06)

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

Peace accord between Pakistan and pro-Taliban forces worries Afghanistan’s government

Danish court cautious in allowing long-term detention of terrorist suspects

Shiites in Saudi Arabia hold public protest:

US Attorney’s office recommends severely punishing lawyer who represented a suspected terrorist

An analysis of how the government hides the real price of war:

News and Analysis (9/05/06)

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Former Iranian President urged American Muslims to rescue public opinion “from the grips of ignorance and blunder…through active participation in the social arena”

“To the government, they were a terrorist risk in the Washington area. To local Muslims, they were unfairly singled out for prosecution and severe sentences in a post-9/11 world.”

Former Guantanamo prisoners face further persecution upon return to Russia

9-11’s effect on young American Muslims:

Article chronicling Salafism among Washington area Muslims quotes MFI President, Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad:

Somalia’s interim government and the Union of Islamic Courts come to a fragile agreement:

Academic freedom under attack again in Iran as “Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for liberal and secular university lecturers to be removed.”