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Muslim Groups Protest War
Wednesday, April 9, 2003; 11:43 PM

A group of about 50 people from Washington -area mosques and Muslim organizations participated in an anti-war protest in Freedom Plaza on Friday, April 4.

The event included speeches and prayer sessions that were organized by Muslim Voices for Justice and Peace -- an antiwar coalition that was formed in late March. The group supports the International ANSWER coalition, which is planning a mass demonstration in the District on April 12.

Interviews with:
Imam Abdul-Alim Musa, from the Masjid Al-Islam mosque in Southeast Washington
Nadirah Rasheed, Washington, D.C. resident
Zarinah Shakir, event participant and teacher at Clara Muhammad School in Southeast Washington.
Hodari Abdul-Ali, event organizer and spokesman for Muslim Voices for Justice and Peace.



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Video: Christina Pino-Marina / washingtonpost.com

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