SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) With messages that are part religious invitation to explore the Muslim faith and part public relations, the billboards anchor a national campaign to showcase Islam as a religion of love and tolerance.
Articles tagged “Prophet Muhammad”
(Reuters) The anti-Muslim event outside the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix was organized by an Iraq war veteran who posted photos of himself online wearing a T-shirt with a crude slogan denigrating Islam and waving the U.S. flag.
To legally avoid running an anti-Muslim group’s proposed ads, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has now banned all political, religious and advocacy ads.
It won the top prize at her group’s “Drawing Mohammad” contest in Garland, Texas, before two men armed with assault rifles wounded a security guard in the parking lot.
(Reuters) U.S. official said investigators believed it was likely Islamic State militants played an “inspirational” rather than an “operational” role in the attack.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The front page article in L’Osservatore Romano likened the exhibit in Garland, Texas, to pouring “gasoline on the fire” of religious sensitivities and was critical of its sponsors.
“What is coming will be more grievous and more bitter,” the statement from the Islamic State group said.
GARLAND, Texas (Reuters) Elton Simpson was charged in 2010 with lying to FBI officials about his desire to travel to Somalia to engage in violent jihad.
Anti-Islam activist Pamela Geller, known for her strident bus ad campaigns, orchestrated the sure-to-offend exhibit of caricatures.