Foreign Reactions to US Anti-Muslim Events, Part II: Qur’an Burning Day

This is the second of a four-part series of posts on foreign reactions to recent anti-Muslim rhetoric in the U.S.

MB urges US Government to prevent Quran burning event

Muslim Brotherhood (MB) media spokesperson, Dr. Mohamed Morsy, condemned the grave decision by a Florida church to host a Quran burning ceremony on September 11, 2010, to commemorate the ninth

Global disappointment & outrage over the burning of the Holy Quran to mark the 9/11

An “emergency summit” held in Washington with the attendance of Prominent Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders denounced the planned event of burning the holy Quran describing it as derision, misinformation

NDP parliamentary nominations postponed to end of month

In an unprecedented move, the governing National Democratic Party has delayed nomination of its parliamentary candidates to 29 September.

MB: Burning the Quran will increase anti-Americanism in the Muslim world

In a recent statement, media spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood Dr. Essam al-Erian described the scheduled "Quran burning" as a "barbaric act, reminiscent of the Inquisition" .

U.S. Authorities: Vandalism at a California mosque hate crime

A group called American Nationalist Brotherhood claimed responsibility for the attacks of vandalism at a mosque in Madera California in what was described as a 'hate crime' by local officials.

Damage Control

A DUTCH journalist asked me last Wednesday to try and divine the thoughts of Binyamin Netanyahu on his way to Washington.

ElBaradei warns of looming civil disobedience

Former IAEA chief Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei echoed a warning that if the regime continues to ignore demands for reform, consequential civil disobedience will result.

US commander warns of consequences of burning Quran

General David Petraeus has warned that the scheduled plans by an American church to burn copies of the holy Quran would endanger the lives of US troops.

Parliamentarians and human rights activists demand gov’t to end facebook monitoring

In a recently published comment, Dr. Hamdi Hassan from the Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary bloc stressed that the Egyptian Ministry of Interior's recently stepped up monitoring of the popular web site