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Rumors of jihad

In India, unlike Pakistan, Muslim religious schools have never been linked to terrorism. But in the shadow of 9/11, many want to see the schools reformed. It won't be easy.

By Miranda Kennedy
April 4, 2004

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DEOBAND, INDIA -- Darul Uloom, India's largest and most conservative madrassa, or Islamic seminary, rises like a beacon out of this dusty and impoverished town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Founded almost 140 years ago by a group of clerics espousing an austere and literal form of Islam, the school has educated thousands upon thousands of men in ... (Full Article: 1827 Words)

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