Sleepless In Abu Dhabi

An Oregon Muslim says he was jailed and tortured in the United Arab Emirates for 106 days after refusing to turn informant.

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A Muslim man from Oregon says he was imprisoned and tortured for 106 days last year in the United Arab...   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 RACHEL GRAHAM CODY

I Speak for Myself Maria Ebrahimji & Zahra Suratwala

Their lips are moving, but nothin’ is coming out.

I can just see it now: There she is with her braces and acne, nervously scanning the lunchroom for a seat at the table—their table. Then it happens: the eye-rolling, the scoffing and the laughter. "   More
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 SHAE HEALEY

A Different Take on Peter King's Hearing

Peter King

A quick follow to this week's Hotseat in WW with Tamim Ansary, an author/lecturer who knows something about Islam.Our Q-&-A with Ansary was timed in part to his appearance this Friday, March 11, in Portland and in part to congressional hearings that began today in Washington, D.C., on what U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) terms the "radicalization" of Islam.If you need a primer on those hearings ...   More
Thursday, March 10, 2011 HANK STERN

Muslim Panel Discussion Touches on Alleged Bomb Plot

The Muslim Educational Trust's monthly meeting this weekend at Portland State University chose a discussion topic inspired by the recent attempted Christmas tree bombing in downtown Portland. The point of the Saturday night discussion, sponsored by the Muslim Educational Trust board of directors, was to analyze Islam and discuss whether it is inherently a religion that promotes violence. The ...   More
Sunday, December 12, 2010 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

Oregon Answers Mosque Controversy in New York City

The controversy in New York City over a proposed mosque and community center near ground zero in New York City has drawn comment from President Obama, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and many other politicians. This Saturday, Aug. 28 Portlanders will get their chance at a panel and discussion on the topic at Portland State University. Everybody is invited to ...   More
Thursday, August 26, 2010 Jacob Pierce


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