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10.11.2018

Three Muslims Elected to House of Representatives

Three Muslims Elected to House of Representatives

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali Three Muslim candidates were elected to the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s election. Ilhan Omar won in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District and Rashida Tlaib won in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. They are the first Muslim women elected to the Congress. In Indiana, Rep. André Carson (D) won his re-election… »

23.08.2017

Supreme Court Of India Illuminates The World For Muslim Women

Supreme Court Of India Illuminates The World For Muslim Women

By Moin Qazi Of all the lawful acts the most detestable to God is divorce  –Prophet Muhammad (This an authentic saying recorded by Abdullah ibn Umar, a highly respected companion of the prophet in an authoritative treatise “Divorce (Kitab Al-Talaq)” of Sunan Abu-Dawud (Ref. 63-2173) The Supreme Court on Tuesday… »

12.06.2017

NYC Interfaith Iftar in Brooklyn Heights

NYC Interfaith Iftar in Brooklyn Heights

By Michael Ishii‎ This evening a number of representatives from the DOR (New York Day of Remembrance)  Committee and other Asian orgs attended an Interfaith Iftar in Brooklyn Heights. The event was sponsored by the Interfaith Center of NY and the NY Disaster Interfaith Services. It was a beautiful summer… »

03.03.2017

Descendants Of Slaves, Forerunners Of Justice: American Muslims Must Stop Apologizing

Descendants Of Slaves, Forerunners Of Justice: American Muslims Must Stop Apologizing

By Dr Ramzy Baroud I had recently been asked to give a talk about “being an American Muslim in the United States.” Although wary of the uses and abuses of the term, I obliged. Islam is a religion propelled by values, not race nor, theoretically, by blind tribal allegiances, I… »

20.02.2017

NYC Rally: ‘I Am a Muslim Too’

NYC Rally: ‘I Am a Muslim Too’

Activists gathered in New York City to oppose President Trump’s travel ban that targets seven countries with large Muslim populations. More than 1,000 people filled New York’s Times Square on Sunday, waving American flags and holding signs saying “No Muslim Ban.” The “I Am A Muslim Too” rally, designed to… »

14.02.2017

Love Beyond Flags: Nothing More Beautiful

Love Beyond Flags: Nothing More Beautiful

By David Swanson When Iran’s democracy was overthrown by the CIA in 1953, many Iranians had what they still have: affection for the people of the United States, as distinct from the U.S. government. If — even with Michael Flynn out — the U.S. government/military manages to stir up a… »

14.02.2017

Action Letter from the Muslim Community Network

Action Letter from the Muslim Community Network

I hope this finds you well.  As you may have heard, the last several days have been unbearable for many communities with the ICE Raids and the uncertainty of the Muslim Ban.  As union leaders and activists, we must continue to find ways to help people we touch ever day… »

07.12.2016

Japanese American Community Speaks Out Against Muslim Registries

Japanese American Community Speaks Out Against Muslim Registries

This is a public statement as Japanese Americans, standing up against racism, and standing with and in support of the Muslim community which has been targeted specifically and unjustly in this period, in much the same way that the Japanese American community was targeted during WWII. This is a… »

22.06.2016

‘Hate Is Mainstreamed, Walls Are Back, Suspicion Kills’

‘Hate Is Mainstreamed, Walls Are Back, Suspicion Kills’

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME, 21 June 2016 (IPS) – “Hate is becoming mainstreamed. Walls – which tormented previous generations, and have never yielded any sustainable solution to any problem – are returning. Barriers of suspicion are rising, snaking… »

14.06.2016

Sharmin Sadequee on Face 2 Face

Sharmin Sadequee on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Sharmin Sadequee, about being Muslim in the U.S., the extension of a law called “providing material support for terrorism” and about her worked with the Bangladeshi community requesting Political Asylum. More links: Facebook:  Justice For Shifa page Website:  www.freeshifa.com Youtube:… »

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