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

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

Sen. Jeff Merkley's Take On Mosque/Community Center Near Ground Zero

The op-ed piece in this morning's Oregonian by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) on the mosque and Muslim community center that's been proposed near Ground Zero makes for a thought-provoking read. Merkley writes I appreciate the depth of emotions at play, but respectfully suggest that the presence of a mosque is only inappropriate near ground zero if we unfairly associate Muslim Americans with ...   More
Monday, August 23, 2010 HANK STERN


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