Why We Rarely Hear from Moderate Muslims
Jamal Miftah, a Muslim who lives in Tulsa, wrote a column for the newspaper Tulsa World condemning Al Qaeda and calling on fellow Muslims to reject terrorism.
In return, he was kicked out of the local mosque by leaders until he apologizes for his article—and threatened with violence by other members of the peaceful Islamic community of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
UPDATE at 11/27/06 8:55:17 am:
Here’s Mr. Miftah’s article in Tulsa World: Message of Islam is not jihad, fatwahs. (Hat tip: Occasional Reader.)