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Now is the time to stand against all religious fundamentalism

By Susan Greenberg   November 2001

One of the many striking images produced by 11th September was the sight of the boxing legend Muhammed Ali, still struggling with disbelief, urging the US public to see Islam as a peace-loving religion. A steady stream of Muslims were moved to draw a clear line between themselves and those behind the attacks and to declare: “this was not done in our name.”

Now more than ever, therefore, Islamic moderates need any encouragement they can get. People from other cultures and religions can help by standing up in their own corner to show that they too disown anything done in…

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