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Tala’a Al-Badru Alayna

December 31, 2006

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Eid Mubarak to all the readers of the Islamic Workplace blog!!! Whatever is the condition of the Ummah, always remember what our Prophet (s) went through. This exquisite nasheed from Sheikh Mishari al-Efasy is about 7 minutes long, but well worth it and quite inspiring by the Grace of Allah.

Good Samaritan 101: Rabbis for Human Rights

December 31, 2006

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This video highlights the strong emphasis on social and economic justice in Judaism, and the courageous work being done by Rabbis for Human Rights to safeguard the human and economic rights of all, including Palestinians, within Israel.

Marginalization of Muslim Minority in India

December 29, 2006

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Source: Articles from the Deccan Times and with help from Asghar in reviewing the report. The highly-anticipated report of the Justice Rajinder Sachar Committee on the status of minorities in India was submitted to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and was tabled in Parliament during the Winter Session. According to this report tabled on November 30, 2006, […]

Religious Discrimination is Prohibited under U.S. Law

December 28, 2006

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Source: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of l964 prohibits employers from discriminating against individuals because of their religion in hiring, firing, and other terms and conditions of employment. Title VII covers employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment […]

Muslim Pilot Fired Due to Religion and Appearance, EEOC Says In Post- 9/11 Backlash Discrimination Suit

December 28, 2006

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today filed its sixth post-9/11 backlash discrimination lawsuit under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act against Trans States Airlines, Inc., a regional commuter airline. EEOC alleges that Trans States discriminated against Mohammed Hussein, a pilot employed as a First Officer, because of his Islamic religious beliefs […]

Nasheed #2: Al Muallim from Sami Yusuf

December 27, 2006

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Take a break. Listen to a great Nasheed from the amazing Sami Yusuf.

Tolerance towards others (Part 1)

December 27, 2006

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From Rafik Beekun:  The following hadith is narrated by Abdur Rahman bin Abi Laila in Sahih Bukhari, volume 2, hadith 399: Sahl bin Hunaif and Qais bin Sad were sitting in the city of Al-Qadisiya. A funeral procession passed in front of them and they stood up. They were told that funeral procession was of […]