Archive: October 29, 2006 - November 04, 2006

The 'Cauldron of Oaxaca'

Brad Will, an American freelance journalist, was filming a street battle in the Mexican city of Oaxaca last Friday when a burst of gunfire took his life. The footage he took in the last moments of his life, viewable at...

By Jefferson Morley | November 1, 2006; 7:33 AM ET | Comments (18)

Firestorm Over Australian Cleric's Remarks

An Australian cleric's comparison of Muslim women who forgo the veil to pieces of "uncovered meat" has sparked yet another controversy pitting Islamic fundamentalism against Western opinion. The Australian reported last week that the cleric, Sheik Taj Aldin al-Hilali, made...

By Jefferson Morley | October 31, 2006; 10:04 AM ET | Comments (46)

 

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