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"Why Don't Muslims Denounce Terrorism?"

If you have yet to see “the Muslim community” raising their voices in condemnation against the use of Islam as a justification for appallingly un-Islamic acts of violence and terror, you have not been looking. Nearly 700,000 Muslims have signed a “Not in the Name of Islam” petition on the website of the Council on American-Islamic Relations that begins: “We, the undersigned Muslims, wish to state clearly that those who commit acts of terror, murder and cruelty in the name of Islam are not only destroying innocent lives, but are also betraying the values of the faith they claim to represent.”

Shi’ite cleric, Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah, the spiritual leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement, was severe in his condemnation of Osama bin Laden and the September 11th attacks, accusing him of a perversion of Islam. As did dozens of other prominent and respected Muslims. Yusuf

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Added: Jan-15-2009 
By: crassmockery
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Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: Muslims, Terrorism
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