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  • US Denies Entry To Yusuf Islam, No Reasons Cited, Islam is to be put on a flight out of America

    09/22/2004 9:54:22 AM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 16 replies · 703+ views
    Islam Online ^ | September 22, 2004 | Mustafa Abdel-Halim, IOL Staff
    CAIRO, September 22 (IslamOnline.net & News Agencies) – US authorities have denied entry to British Muslim activist Yusuf Islam, formerly known as pop singer Cat Stevens, a move expected to drew ire of British Muslims, who condemned it as outrageous and racist. “This is a strategy by Washington targeting Muslim activists in the West, as no reasons were cited for the decision to deny him access to the country – let alone the fact that Islam is a moderate activist,” Kamal El-Helbawy, a London-based political expert, told IslamOnline.net Wednesday, September 22. A London-to-Washington flight carrying Islam was forced to be...