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WNYC News

Muslim New Yorkers Learn to Pick Their Battles

Thursday, September 20, 2012

This weekend, Muslims in several American cities will be protesting the film that sparked violent protests across the Islamic world. But New York’s Muslim community has taken a pass. The subdued reaction suggests that Muslim New Yorkers are learning to pick their battles as they're confronted with a series of provocations.

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The Takeaway

French Magazine Publishes Satirical Cartoon of Prophet Mohammad

Thursday, September 20, 2012

France is closing its schools, consulates, cultural centers and embassies in 20 countries tomorrow amid fears of a new wave of violence in the Middle East over satirical depictions of the Muslim Prophet Mohammad. Benjamin Abtan, president for the European Grassroots Antiracist Movement, describes how the issue is unfolding in Paris.

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WNYC News

Federal Officials Interview Anti-Islam Filmmaker

Saturday, September 15, 2012

A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff's station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday.

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WNYC News

Protesters Storm US Embassy Compound In Yemen

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Chanting "death to America," hundreds of protesters angered by an anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen's capital and burned the American flag on Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on American diplomatic missions in the Middle East.

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