Closing Schools for Two Muslims Holidays

The City Council overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on the Department of Education to incorporate two major Muslim holidays into the city school calendar. The resolution, which passed 50 to 1, bears no legal weight; it is simply a formal request that the DOE schedule school holidays for Eid al-Fitr, which celebrates the end of…

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    Muslims ‘planned creation of Islamic state in Scotland’

    Two Muslims supporters of “violent jihad” discussed setting up a secret Islamic state in a remote part of Scotland, a court heard today. Away from the prying eyes of the authorities, it would provide a safe haven for those who felt “oppressed”, jurors were told. It would also be run according to Sharia law and…

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