The Orange County Independent Task Force on anti-Semitism strongly denounces and condemns the planned burning of copies of the Quran by Pastor Terry Jones and members of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida The deliberate act of destroying the Quran purportedly in commemoration of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York is hateful, destructive and divisive and should be condemned by all civilized people.
September 7, 2010
Decision cuts group’s yearlong suspension to four months.
by Lisa Armony, Contributing Writer
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) has upheld its decision to sanction its Muslim Student Union (MSU), though it cut short the group’s yearlong suspension to four months. The group may not officially use university facilities during the fall 2010 quarter, recruit new members or raise funds, all part of the fallout for what school officials deemed the MSU’s violation of university codes of conduct related to the repeated disruption of a speech on campus in February by Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the United States. (more…)