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  • Pastor Terry Jones imprisoned to prevent Detroit Koran protest

    04/23/2011 8:10:58 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 244 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/23/2011
    The US pastor whose burning of a Koran sparked deadly violence in Afghanistan was briefly jailed in a heavily Islamic suburb on Friday after a court banned his protest outside a mosque. A local judge jailed Pastor Terry Jones of Gainesville, Florida and his associate Wayne Sapp after a court found their planned protest outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan, could lead to violence. During his court appearance, Pastor Jones argued that the Koran "promotes terrorist activities around the world." He also insisted that his right to protest against Islam was protected by the First Amendment to...
  • U.S. car dealership draws criticism for flip 'jihad' ad

    09/25/2006 8:51:52 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 30 replies · 1,023+ views
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A car dealership's tongue-in-cheek radio advertisement declaring "a jihad on the automotive market," will not be changed, the company said, despite drawing sharp criticism that the ad's content is offensive to Muslims. Several stations rejected the spot from Dennis Mitsubishi, which boasts that sales representatives wearing "burqas" - the head-to-toe traditional dress for some Islamic women - will sell vehicles that can "comfortably seat 12 jihadists in the back." Jihad is a holy war waged by Muslims in defence of Islam. "We firmly believe the ad does not in any way disrespect any religion or culture,...