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Thousands demonstrate against the proposed Ground Zero mosque. (credit: CBS 2)

Imam: Mosque Furor Stoking Anti-Muslim Fears

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said in an interview that aired Sunday that the controversy over the mosque site has heightened concerns among Muslims of rising Islamophobia.

09/12/2010

Two people embrace at the edge of a reflecting pool in memory of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Gather To Remember 9/11 Victims

New Yorkers stood ready at Zuccotti Park Saturday, once again, to honor the innocents murdered on September 11.

09/11/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Imam: I Understand The Sensitivity, But …

The man behind the mosque finally stepped in front of the cameras on Wednesday night. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said he’s not changing locations.

CBS 2–09/08/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Wants Ground Zero Mosque Talk To Pause

He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.

09/07/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Ground Zero Mosque Imam Returning To U.S.

Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.

WCBS 880–09/01/2010

Mamdouh Mahmud Salim (credit: CBS)

Ex-Bin Laden Aide Gets Life For NY Prison Stabbing

Federal Judge Deborah Batts sentenced Mamdouh Mahmud Salim in the 2000 stabbing of guard Louis Pepe. The stabbing left Pepe brain-damaged and blind in one eye.

09/01/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: NY’ers Want Mosque Funding Investigation

Despite assurances from its developer, an overwhelming number of New Yorkers want prosecutors to keep tabs on the financing for the proposed mosque and cultural center near Ground Zero.

CBS New York–08/31/2010

Community Board 1 President Julie Menin explains her suggestions for Park51. (credit: CBS 2)

Change Of Heart For Major Mosque Backer

Community Board-1 President Julie Menin intially voted in favor of the proposed Islamic center. That was before the project mushroomed into a divisive, paralyzing discourse.

08/30/2010

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