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Voices of Moderation Struggle to Drown Out Extremism

Posted December 1st, 2015 at 3:24 pm (UTC-4)
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The terror attacks in Paris have sparked yet more tortured debate about Islam – both inside and outside Muslim communities. Very few dispute the notion that the vast majority of Muslims do not subscribe to the ultra-fundamentalist beliefs —and violence — of the Islamic State. But the voices of moderation are often unheard, creating a deep frustration among Muslims. Attacks on the scale of Paris strike fear in everyone. And it begs the question: Who owns Islam?

Paris Terror Attacks: We Muslims Must Hunt Down These Monsters Who Make a Mockery of Our Religion

Posted November 16th, 2015 at 9:29 am (UTC-4)
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My dear Muslim brothers and sisters, it is time to make our voices heard: we must rise up massively and tell the barbarians who ordered, executed or condoned the acts of mass murder just committed in Paris that from now on we will take the lead in fighting and hunting them down…