Protestors for and against building an Islamic community center and mosque near the World Trade Center site rallied outside of Ground Zero on the ten year anniversary of 9/11.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and his wife Daisy Khan have distanced themselves from the renewed effort to build a mosque and Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero.
Immigrant Muslims and leaders of the Nation of Islam are banding together in a fundraising campaign to build a mosque near the World Trade Center site capable of accommodating 2000 worshipers. Exclusive coverage from Fi2W and WNYC.
Hundreds of demonstrators, including mothers of some 9/11 victims, gathered in Times Square on Sunday to protest Rep. Peter King’s (R-NY) planned congressional hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims. Aswini Anburajan and Mohsin Zaheer report.
Muslim Americans are protesting congressional hearings on the “radicalization of American Muslims” scheduled for March 10. Meanwhile, Park51 opponents are screening a “documentary” purporting to show the dangers of a proposed Islamic cultural center in lower Manhattan.