Muslim First Responder who died on 9/11 gets New York Street named after him.

September 11, 2014

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    CAIR-NY Welcomes Salman Hamdani Way Street Naming Ceremony (NEW YORK, NY, 4/28/14) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today welcomed a street naming ceremony for Salman Hamdani Way on 204st street in Bayside, Queens in honor of Mohammad Salman Hamdani, the 23-year-old certified EMT and NYPD cadet who […]

NPR STORY: “New PBS Documentary on Female Muslim Hero Against Nazi Germany”

September 8, 2014

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NPR.org Noor Inayat Khan, one of the heroines of World War II, had a short, astonishing life, one that took her from a pacifist childhood to a daring career in covert operations. She was a Muslim woman who worked as a British spy — a radio operator — in Nazi-occupied Paris. A new docudrama about […]

Sexual Assault on American Campuses: The Dark Side of University Life in the US

September 4, 2014

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Recently, the sad plight of a Columbia student, Emma Sulkowicz who had been raped on campus was brought to light by her courageous quest for justice.  Since the university would not expel her alleged rapist,  she has decided to carry a twin size mattress everywhere she goes on campus to call attention to sexual assault […]

US Coalition of Muslim Organizations denounces ISIS for Steven Sotloff’s Murder

September 4, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Oussama Jammal Secretary General 202-683-6557 ojammal@uscmo.org Muslim Coalition denounces ISIS for Steven Sotloff’s Murder (WASHINGTON DC – 09/03/2014) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of several national and local organizations, today condemns a terrorist and anti-Islam group for a video purporting to show the gruesome beheading […]

Islamic Society of North America denounces ISIS’s Attacks on Religious Minorities

September 4, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISNA Denounces ISIS Attacks on Iraq’s Religious Minorities (Plainfield, IN 8/9/14) Today, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) denounces the terrorist group known as Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) for its attacks on Iraq’s religious minorities and the destruction of their places of worship. Earlier in the week, ISIS […]

Islam and Moderation

January 31, 2012

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Rashard Jedaar/Cape Town/South Africa Allah SWT enjoins in the Holy Qur’an: “Thus have We made of you an Ummah, Justly balanced, that you might be witnesses over the nations. “Quran (2: 143) A question most frequently asked when Muslims meet, is: Why are we so divided today?… [Read more…] Common sense tells us that the more […]

Contre Le Terrorisme et L’extrémisme Religieux : Position et Responsabilité du Musulman

June 3, 2007

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I. Notre position par rapport au terrorisme L’humanité vit aujourd’hui dans un monde interdépendant et interconnecté où l’interaction paisible et juste, incluant le dialogue inter et intra-religieux, devient impérative. Le fléau de l’extrémisme religieux et politique qui se manifeste sous plusieurs formes de violence, y compris, le terrorisme, constitue une grave menace pour nous tous […]

Islam Is Against All Forms of Terrorism and Extremism

June 2, 2007

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Source: ISNA Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Extremism Task Force Against Terrorism and Religious Extremism: Muslim Position and Responsibilities I. Our Position on Terrorism Humanity lives today in an interdependent and interconnected world where peaceful and fair interaction, including interfaith and intra-faith dialogue, is imperative. A grave threat to all of us nowadays is the scourge of religious […]

Underestimated and Ignored, Growing Ebola Epidemic Requires Unprecedented Global Mobilization

September 15, 2014

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Democracy Now, Amy Goodman. The World Health Organization is warning that the number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than relief workers can manage. The organization says that thousands are at risk of contracting the virus in the coming weeks and more medical professionals are urgently needed to help contain the […]

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In Memoriam: The Victims of 9/11

September 11, 2014

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May we never forget those who perished at the hand of terrorists on 9/11 and may we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in order to save the life of these victims.  

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