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  1. What are the differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims?

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    Abbas Barzegar gives a history of Sunni and Shia Muslims and recalls that their separation stems from a difference in beliefs about the events that followed the Prophet Mohammed's passing.

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    • Active Citizens: Voices of students

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    • Wild Swans

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      The American Repertory Theater, the Young Vic, and Actors Touring Company joined together in a unique UK-US collaboration to bring an adaptation of Jung Chang's acclaimed novel Wild Swans to…

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      • Generation 9/11: Salmaa Elshanshory (USA)

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        As a Muslim, Salmaa Elshanshory found herself facing negative stereotypes after 9/11, but as an American, she was also encouraged by the outpouring of patriotism and support she saw across the country…

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        • What are the sources of conflict between Islam and the Western World?

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          Political conflicts in the Middle East and perceived political hegemony and cultural or religious disrespect by the West are the driving sources of tension felt by Muslim-majority nations towards…

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          • What is the threat of Islamophobia?

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            Melody Moezzi explains why Islamophobia threatens the communities in which it is present because of the discrimination it engenders. Interview and video editing by Danny Matteson.

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            • Generation 9/11: Hisham Almiraat (Morocco)

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              As an Arab and a Muslim, Hisham resolved after 9/11 not to let extremists represent his culture and faith to the rest of the world, so he began blogging and, like many of his peers in the region today,…

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              • What is Sharia law?

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                Muqtedar Khan suggests that people who fear Sharia law have based their understanding of a few narrow examples illustrated the Taliban, when most Sharia law is already exhibited in the values and…

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                • What is Islamophobia and where has it come from?

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                  Sarah Joseph talks of how the fear and concern of Islam in the West has turned to dislike and active anti-Muslim rhetoric by some. Interview and video editing by Yaryna Klimchak

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                  • Why do Muslim women wear the hijab?

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                    Sarah Joseph talks of some of the misunderstandings about wearing the hijab while offering her reasons for own reasons for doing so. Interview and video editing by Yaryna Klimchak

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                    • Generation 9/11: Nadia Zaffar (Pakistan)

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                      Nadia Zaffar, who was in college in the U.S. on 9/11, describes her conflicting feelings of sympathy for her American friends after the attacks and hurt at the backlash that she received as a Pakistani…

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                      • Generation 9/11: Krisztian Gal (Hungary)

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                        Journalist Krisztian Gal was in Hungary on 9/11 but felt a strong sense of solidarity with Americans when he heard the news. Since then he has resolved to bring an international perspective to his…

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